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Composing rule

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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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Scrapbook with a green hardcover containing newspaper clippings, telegrams and some photographs from 1915-1958 documenting the motoring life of Jack Burton

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Colledge Family collection
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Scrapbooks
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Mr John 'Jack' Burton
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Wooden photographic print frame

Wooden photographic print frame

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Contact printing frames
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jannay
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1954 Royal Visit pennant

1954 Royal Visit pennant

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pennants
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Amber necklace

Amber necklace

Balciunas collection
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Necklaces
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Composing rule

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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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Running shoe, right

Running shoe, right

Nova Peris collection
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Sports footwear
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Nike
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Textbook on practical mathematics

Textbook on practical mathematics

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Textbooks
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Navy blue, black and red chiffon hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

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Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Headwear
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London, England
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Sainte Claire
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1955
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Paperwork from the Bread Manufacturers of New South Wales

Paperwork from the Bread Manufacturers of New South Wales

ET Fealy collection
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Folders
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Firefighter's gold painted helmet

Firefighter's gold painted helmet

Geoff Gray collection
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Firefighters helmets
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New South Wales Women's Cricket Association 1st grade premiers cloth badge, 1929-1933

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Fern Blade collection
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Club badges
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Scottish Gympie Quartz Crushing Battery

Scottish Gympie Quartz Crushing Battery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Gympie, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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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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Campfire, 2000

Campfire, 2000

Tony Albert collection
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Artworks
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Tony Albert
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2000
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Fillet crochet doily featuring a kangaroo

Fillet crochet doily featuring a kangaroo

Terence Lane collection
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Doilies
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1900
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Photographic postcard of Paramatta River at Drummoyne, NSW

Photographic postcard of Paramatta River at Drummoyne, 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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Pink flower with silver ball centre, on wire

Pink flower with silver ball centre, on wire

Alison Steele collection
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Christmas decorations
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Commercial cast iron tobacco cutter for chopping plug tobacco

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Suncoast Pioneer Village collection
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Tobacco cutters
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Bli Bli, Queensland, Australia
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Suncoast Pioneer Village
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1850
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Timber marking gauge

Timber marking gauge

John Docker collection
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Marking gauges
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Sheffield, England
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William Marples & Son
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1920
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Bonnet with pink flowers on

Bonnet with pink flowers on "Peterkin" doll

Barbara Hetherington collection
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Dolls clothing
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The Courthouse, Parramatta

The Courthouse, Parramatta

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1849
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Roneo Neopost Model 105 Postal Franking Machine No.RNX 3029

Roneo Neopost Model 105 Postal Franking Machine No.RNX 3029

Australia Post Historical collection
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Franking machines
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Richmond, Surrey, England
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Roneo Neopost Ltd
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1969
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Three tablemats

Three tablemats

Lois Grosse collection
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Tablemats
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White serviette with an embroidered design of a yellow and brown flower at each corner.

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Lois Grosse collection
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Serviettes
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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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RCA 77DX chrome cylindrical microphone with a honeycombed mouthpiece

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) collection no. 1
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a spirit being Durlklorrkilorrken alternatively known as Balangdjangarlayn, circa 1970

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Manmoyih, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1970
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Walter Schopfhauser's exercise book

Walter Schopfhauser's exercise book

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Exercise books
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Mr Walter J. Hauser
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1939
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Masonic Life Governor jewel

Masonic Life Governor jewel

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Regalia
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Leslie H. Gale
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Pair of soft toe, leather ballet shoes with elastic straps

Pair of soft toe, leather ballet shoes with elastic straps

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 2
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Ballet shoes
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Wolseley-Lister mechanical shearing handpiece used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Shearing equipment
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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The Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Company
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1910
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Cigarette card

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Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Spear

Spear

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Spears
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Nova Peris' 4 x 100m relay gold medal from the 1998 Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games

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Nova Peris collection
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Sports medals
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Nova Peris
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1998
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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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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Square brown fabric-coated suitcase and a card baggage label

Square brown fabric-coated suitcase and a card baggage label

Colledge Family collection
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Suitcases
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Log Cabin

Log Cabin

Bessie Bardwell collection
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Quilts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1900
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Textile sample

Textile sample

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Textile pieces
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Angkaliya Brumby
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Twenty four Years of Cricket

Twenty four Years of Cricket

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Mr Arthur F. Lilley
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1912
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Land grant to James Bloodworth, 9 December 1794, signed by Lieutenant Governor Francis Grose

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James Bloodworth collection
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Deeds
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Francis Grose
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1794
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Scouts souvenir badge - 2nd Caribbean Jamboree April 4th - 14th 1961, Trinidad & Tobago

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Robin Maloney collection
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Badges
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Official Australian Team Uniform, pants, Kuala Lumpur 1998 Commonwealth Games

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Nova Peris collection
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Sports clothing
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Nova Peris
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John Konrads' official competitor's badge, 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne

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John Konrads collection
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Badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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K G Luke
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1956
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Scottish Scouts district badge

Scottish Scouts district badge "Caithness"

Robin Maloney collection
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Badges
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Scarf by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, about 1975, Ernabella SA

Scarf by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, about 1975, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Textile lengths
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1970
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Square predominantly orange embroidery piece featuring motifs from Galicia, Ukraine

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Marta Sybaczynsky collection no. 1
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Textiles
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Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss A Butchatsky
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1979
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Pair of khaki shorts

Pair of khaki shorts

Dr Stephen Jani collection
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Shorts
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Dr Istvan Jani
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1950
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Frank Denk Sub Int B Christian Brothers Parade

Frank Denk Sub Int B Christian Brothers Parade

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Exercise books
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Franz Denk
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1935
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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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Craytex rod, polishing stone

Craytex rod, polishing stone

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Abrasives
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Wooden walking stick carved by Aborigines and presented to Reverend Hungerford in 1852

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JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Walking-sticks
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Northern New England, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1852
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Oil pad made from a roll of felt held in half a tobacco tin

Oil pad made from a roll of felt held in half a tobacco tin

John Docker collection
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Carpentry 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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Cricket Memories

Cricket Memories

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Methuen and Co Ltd
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1933
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Papal Visit 1986 vest

Papal Visit 1986 vest

Papal Visit Office collection
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Vests
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Australia
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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