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Black plastic wall telephone

Black plastic wall telephone

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1945
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Booklet produced by the Australian Labor Party for the 1949 election campaign

Booklet produced by the Australian Labor Party for the 1949 ...

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 2
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Labor Party
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1949
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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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New Norfolk, Derwent River, Tas

New Norfolk, Derwent River, Tas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1949
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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Bed linen with nursery design

Bed linen with nursery design

Gwyneth Ottrey collection
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Bed linen
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Florence O. Ottrey
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1945
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Plastic bag with Union of Australian Women Declares Peace on the World

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plastic bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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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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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Auntie Val's Blue Birds - 2GB

Auntie Val's Blue Birds - 2GB

Enid Treadgold collection
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Badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Angus & Coote, Jewellers
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1935
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Colander

Colander

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Colanders
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1950
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Bronco Strong Superfine Toilet Tissue

Bronco Strong Superfine Toilet Tissue

Margaret Maclurcan collection
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Toilet paper
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Andrew Jack, Dyson & Co
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1894
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Fork

Fork

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Forks
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Pair of small square linen doilies handmade using a machine from a scrap of linen

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Hand saw

Hand saw

George O Crawford collection
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Saws
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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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Forty-one oil paint paintbrushes

Forty-one oil paint paintbrushes

Margaret Coen collection
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Paintbrushes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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1930
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Poster captioned 'Post a card for Easter. It's such an unexpected pleasure'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Certificate

Certificate

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prize certificates
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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1885
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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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Growth of the Ainslie School

Growth of the Ainslie School

Ainslie Primary School collection no. 2
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Lists
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Braddon, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ainslie Public School
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1964
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Letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 12 June 1875

Letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 12 June 1875

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1885
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Electric light globe

Electric light globe

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Electric light globes
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United Kingdom
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General Electric Company
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1940
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Vest Pocket Manual of Printing

Vest Pocket Manual of Printing

Les Robertson collection
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Technical manuals
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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The Inland Printer Co
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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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Stone mortar

Stone mortar

Papuan Official collection
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Mortars and pestles
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John H. Murray
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1915
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Mayawara Minutjukur
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1954
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Set of ten teaspoons

Set of ten teaspoons

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Teaspoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1940
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Small cream coiled open weave plastic 'crinoline' hat