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Rabbet plane

Rabbet plane

John Docker collection
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Rabbet 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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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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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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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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1926
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Pair of slippers made from wood, leather, cloth and gold thread, Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

Pair of slippers made from wood, leather, cloth and gold thr...

George Pappas collection no. 1
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Slippers
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Dog's leather shoe

Dog's leather shoe

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Animal accessories
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1925
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Graceburn Glen

Graceburn Glen

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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1909
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Motor Fire Engine, London, 1909

Motor Fire Engine, London, 1909

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Triangular apron made of a length of melaleuca bark folded in half from Melville or Bathurst Island

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Charles Hart collection
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Aprons
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1928
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Glass plate negative - Preparing for an emu hunt, Wogait people, Anson Bay, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905-1911

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Anson Bay, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Post Office and Mate's Corner, Albury

Post Office and Mate's Corner, Albury

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Wooden hall chair with a removable black felt cushion, from the Prime Minister's Lodge

Wooden hall chair with a removable black felt cushion, from ...

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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Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

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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Mr John P. Fawkner
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1934
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Child's picture and story book shaped to fit illustration of small boy on cover

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Bridge Family collection no. 2
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Childrens books
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Germany
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Mr John Denney
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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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Stripping an Average Australian Wheat Crop

Stripping an Average Australian Wheat Crop

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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Amalgamated Enginedrivers' and Firemen's Association of New South Wales Certificate of Recognition

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Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Certificates
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Barrier Daily Truth Press
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1909
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Prospect, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Minetta 'Nettie' McColive
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1986
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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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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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Parramatta  Post Office and Town Hall, 1906

Parramatta Post Office and Town Hall, 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1906
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Ursula McConnel collection
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Containers
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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British passport issued to Karl Henry Aumuller, a Certificate of Registration, and a travel pass

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Travel documents
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China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1917
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Calendar produced by the British American Tobacco Company (BAT) for the year 1929

Calendar produced by the British American Tobacco Company (B...

George Harvey collection
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Calendars
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China
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The British-American Tobacco Co Pty Ltd
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1928
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Shell ornament

Shell ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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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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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize 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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The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

Philip MacFarlane collection
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