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Conical copper vase

Conical copper vase

Smith Family collection
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Vases
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Australia
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1930
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Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Lake Tyers, about 1920

Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Lake Tyers, about 1920

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1920
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Circular Quay, from the Harbour, Sydney, December 1907

Circular Quay, from the Harbour, Sydney, December 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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England
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1936
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Souvenir half main bearing of the Central Engine from the Southern Cross used on Pacific, Australian, Tasman and English flights 1928-1929

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Ellen Rogers collection
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Aircraft components
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1930
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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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Diver Frank Hughes

Diver Frank Hughes

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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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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Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Una May Irvine collection no. 2
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Hair rollers
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Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1900
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, 10 and11 January 1929

Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, 10 and11 January 1929

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Programs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1929
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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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1926
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Orient Line R.M.S. Orama 20,000 tons

Orient Line R.M.S. Orama 20,000 tons

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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1931
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Plaster plaque of William Lanney [King Bill]

Plaster plaque of William Lanney [King Bill]

Edmund Dicks collection
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Plaques
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Tasmania, Australia
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Edmund J. Dicks
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1931
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The last lead home

The last lead home

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Regal Post Card Co's Series
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1907
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Clapstick

Clapstick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clapsticks
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Southern central, Australia
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1903
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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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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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Head ornament

Head ornament

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Head ornaments
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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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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Plan Showing Lower Murrumbidgee River Flooding 1931

Plan Showing Lower Murrumbidgee River Flooding 1931

Mudgee Historical Society collection
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Maps
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Henry H. Dare
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1931
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Ruined dashboard clock from Australian National Airways Avro X aircraft 'Southern Cloud', which crashed in 1931

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John Boddington collection
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Dashboard clocks
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Sydney Airport, Mascot, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian National Airways Limited
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1929
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Glass plate negative - Fort Hill, Darwin Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905 or 1911

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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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1905
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Skew back hand saw

Skew back hand saw

John Docker collection
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Saws
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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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To wish you happy days and many(!)

To wish you happy days and many(!)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Wellington, North Island, New Zealand
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1907
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek east, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the cent...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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In Pennington Gardens, showing St Peter's Cathedral, Adelaide, SA

In Pennington Gardens, showing St Peter's Cathedral, Adelaid...

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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Wolseley portable shearing plant

Wolseley portable shearing plant

Delma Keogh collection
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Shearing equipment
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England
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The Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Company
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1925
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Mayne's autograph book containing over 850 autographs of famous cricketers from England, Australia, Sth Africa, New Zealand, West Indies & Scotland covering the period 1907-1955

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Nanette Ward collection
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Autograph books
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Edgar R. Mayne
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1907
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Letter from Joan Richmond - Basra

Letter from Joan Richmond - Basra

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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Basra, Iraq
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1931
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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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