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Stub of a wax candle

Stub of a wax candle

John Docker collection
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Candles
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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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Buzacott Cyanogas Dust Blower Rabbit Fumigator Pump

Buzacott Cyanogas Dust Blower Rabbit Fumigator Pump

Cregan Family collection
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Pest control equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Buzacott & Co Ltd
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1920
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Ten men standing on land at Boondara

Ten men standing on land at Boondara

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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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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Telegram from Mrs Jones and girls

Telegram from Mrs Jones and girls

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Telegrams
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Hazel Hooton
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1918
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Two rows of horses, carrying baskets, and people next to trees, in front of a hill

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Shield

Shield

L and T Hackney collection
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Shields
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'Whether the Senate will now continue sitting is not immediately known...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Glass plate negative - Buffalo cart, Colombo, Sri Lanka, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1931 or 1932

Glass plate negative - Buffalo cart, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pho...

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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1931
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Stone building with a pagoda style roof

Stone building with a pagoda style roof

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Photographic postcard of Sydney Harbour from Hotel Australia

Photographic postcard of Sydney Harbour from Hotel Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Table model kerosene lamp

Table model kerosene lamp

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kerosene lamps
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Cylindrical wooden hand reel fitted with thick green cord and a fishing hook, used when fishing for Murray Cod

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Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing reels
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1920
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Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Doris Nash collection
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Highchairs
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Iram Nash
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1875
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Spur strap

Spur strap

Colledge Family collection
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Footwear accessories
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Hand Fibel owned by Reverend John Grosse's mother Evelyn Scholz

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Reverend John Grosse collection
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Books
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Reverend John Grosse
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1897
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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

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Paul Watts collection
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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Wiltshire brand wood taper file

Wiltshire brand wood taper file

John Docker collection
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Files (tools)
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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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Australian Army 'AUSTRALIA' brass shoulder title, worn when on overseas service

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Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Military badges
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Egypt
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Alison H. Oliver
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1915
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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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Lang's Debenture

Lang's Debenture

John Beagle collection
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Handbills
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Shipping Newspapers Limited
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1931
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My God, My Father. Renew My Will From Day to Day ...

My God, My Father. Renew My Will From Day to Day ...

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Prayer cards
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1914
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Boondara, showing a man in a coat & tie holding a gate open for a shorn sheep

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Proclamation of British sovereignty over King George V Land (Antarctica), signed by Sir Douglas Mawson, 1931

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Sir Douglas Mawson collection
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Documents
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Antarctica
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Sir Douglas Mawson
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1931
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The Last of England's Infamous Felon Fleet The Convict Ship

The Last of England's Infamous Felon Fleet The Convict Ship ...

Jay Kruizenga collection
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Pamphlets
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United States of America
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Convict Ship 'Success' Touring Museum
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1924
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Sir Colin MacKenzie

Sir Colin MacKenzie

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Oil paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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William B. McInnes
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1928
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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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Massachusetts, United States of America
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T H Witherby Tool Company
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1920
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Arnolds Ink bottle

Arnolds Ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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Glass plate negative - Bumerangi, an old Arrernte woman, suffering from senility and blindness, Bloods Creek, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Waist ornament

Waist ornament

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Belts
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Coffee service produced to commemorate the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1932

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Gwenda Heginbothom collection
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Coffee services
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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Aus...
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1931
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Cast iron frying pan

Cast iron frying pan

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Frying pans
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Aboriginal breastplate for Charley York, Chief of Bullangamang

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Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Bullangamang, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Model paddle

Model paddle

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Paddles
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

L and T Hackney collection
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Spearthrowers
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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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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Portrait painting of Phar Lap

Portrait painting of Phar Lap

Peter Kerville collection
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Paintings
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Mr Stuart Reid
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1931
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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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NSW Women's Cricket Team.  Sydney. Circa 1931-35.

NSW Women's Cricket Team. Sydney. Circa 1931-35.

Elsie Deane collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Marking gauge

Marking gauge

John Docker collection
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Marking gauges
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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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Bugle grass necklace

Bugle grass necklace

Ursula McConnel collection
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Necklaces
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Moss Vale, New South Wales, Australia
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Scotchy
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1931
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Boomerang from Macleay River, New South Wales

Boomerang from Macleay River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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