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Card to accompany cake

Card to accompany cake

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1896
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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Centre drill

Centre drill

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Drill bits
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup and saucer bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Novelty ceramic ashtray or pin tray in the form of a young girl

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JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 3
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Ashtrays
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Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mashman Bros
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1910
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, made in Orbost, Victoria, in the late 1800s

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Helena E. Roadknight
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1870
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club, attribted to the Sydney area, about 1900-1920

Club, attribted to the Sydney area, about 1900-1920

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1900
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I didn't raise my son to be a soldier

I didn't raise my son to be a soldier

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australian Army
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1914
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Saucepan and lid

Saucepan and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Saucepans
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West Bromwich, West Midlands, England
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Archibald Kenrick & Sons
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1900
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Women in swimsuits standing at the water's edge

Women in swimsuits standing at the water's edge

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Italy
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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White china mixing bowl

White china mixing bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Mixing bowls
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1910
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1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Victorian Centenary celebrations

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Reverend John Grosse collection
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Matchbox holders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reverend John Grosse
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1834
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Colourised photographic postcard of Neutral Bay, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Neutral Bay, NSW

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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Rotary burr

Rotary burr

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Saw-setting tool

Saw-setting tool

John Docker collection
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Saw-setting 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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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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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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Sliding bevel

Sliding bevel

John Docker collection
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Bevels
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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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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Poster captioned 'Remember her on Mother's Day. She remembers you. Post a card for May 13'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Minton 'Kings Service' china saucer bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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View of France-Belgium gallery, Australian War Memorial, Canberra

View of France-Belgium gallery, Australian War Memorial, Can...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian War Memorial, Campbell, Canberra, Australian Capital Ter...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Menu for the Australian Women's Cricket Council Jubilee Dinner, 1935-85, Melbourne Cricket Ground, 30 January 1985

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Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Menus
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Women's Cricket Council
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1985
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Wood-handled iron mattock

Wood-handled iron mattock

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Mattocks
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Dance wand

Dance wand

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Group at B.A.T. mess Kalgan 14-3-1914

Group at B.A.T. mess Kalgan 14-3-1914

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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London Bridge, London

London Bridge, London

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Photographic postcards
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London, England
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1914
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Dr Walter M. Strong
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1915
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Epidiascope, more commonly known as a magic lantern

Epidiascope, more commonly known as a magic lantern

Reverend Canon HR Cavalier collection
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Epidiascopes
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Glenelg, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Reverend F H. Stokes
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1909
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Gunnedah P A & H Association 1891 'Pencil Drawing'

Gunnedah P A & H Association 1891 'Pencil Drawing'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1891
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Shield

Shield

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Shields
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Photograph of one woman and two men standing in front of a cart

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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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Man wearing a long coat and hat, standing next to a sculpture of a bird and resting his leg and hand on the sculpture

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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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Carved pig

Carved pig

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Iron garden gate from Rosedale homestead

Iron garden gate from Rosedale homestead

Rosedale Homestead collection
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Gates
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1894
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White china dinner plate

White china dinner plate

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Dinner plates
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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View of the Great Wall form the train in Nankow Pass Dec 1914

View of the Great Wall form the train in Nankow Pass Dec 191...

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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An altar in a temple Yunnanfu Augt 1920

An altar in a temple Yunnanfu Augt 1920

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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Dolls house and accessories handcrafted in Adelaide by Mrs Eva Howie for her daughter Clyde, 1930s

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Hetherington Family collection
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Dolls houses
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Eden Hills, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Eva A. Howie
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1930
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Two white linen pillow shams

Two white linen pillow shams

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillow shams
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1910
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Pair of earrings

Pair of earrings

Papuan Official collection
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Earrings
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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King George's Sound

King George's Sound

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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J Carr
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1873
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Safrany (with Marquis) His niece, Mlle Liontitza (with Prince). In B.A.T garden Y'fu Mch 1920

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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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Harrington Reynolds as the Rev. Dr. Wallace in Seven Little Australians

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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Photograph of three people on a bench owned by Len Uren

Photograph of three people on a bench owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Photographs
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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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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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Pipes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Jamaica Bridge, Glasgow

Jamaica Bridge, Glasgow

Jack Russel Greenham collection
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Photographic postcards
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Jamaica Bridge, Glasgow, Scotland
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E A Schwerdlfeger & Co
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1905
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Timber sample

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