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Boot hook

Boot hook

Colledge Family collection
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Boot hooks
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Sir Ch...

Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1897
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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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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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Vacola jar

Vacola jar

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving jars
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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Letter printed on yellow paper, titled '1984-A Year to Remember'

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Letters
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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The Sundowners. The Size of the Job

The Sundowners. The Size of the Job

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Faulding's Essence of Coffee and Chicory

Faulding's Essence of Coffee and Chicory

Bothwell Museum collection
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Coffee containers
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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F H Faulding & Co Ltd
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1940
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Dustpan

Dustpan

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dustpan and brush sets
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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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Children at an annual country horse race, 1905 to 1912

Children at an annual country horse race, 1905 to 1912

Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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1905
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Naval Depot, Garden Island, Sydney Harbour

Naval Depot, Garden Island, Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Garden Island, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Hair tongs

Hair tongs

Una May Irvine collection no. 2
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Tongs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1930
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Barrister's wig worn by Sir George Houstoun Reid

Barrister's wig worn by Sir George Houstoun Reid

Anne Fairbairn collection no. 2
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Wigs
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London, England
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Ravenscroft
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1890
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Metal punch featuring the number

Metal punch featuring the number "1"

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Punches
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Allen key

Allen key

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Allen keys
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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Keeping the tally

Keeping the tally

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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The Queen and Prince Charles money box

The Queen and Prince Charles money box

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Moneyboxes
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

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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Toy milk truck

Toy milk truck

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy trucks
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Banknotes
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1939
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Interstate Women's Cricket Carnival, Brisbane, 1933

Interstate Women's Cricket Carnival, Brisbane, 1933

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Programs
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Exhibition Cricket Ground, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Queensland Women's Cricket Association
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1933
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1932
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Dolly clothes peg

Dolly clothes peg

Margaret Heap 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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1950
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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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Custom-made hay baling hooks

Custom-made hay baling hooks

Barry Cranston collection
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Hooks
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1950
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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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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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Miniature dividers

Miniature dividers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Measuring instruments
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Minchoolie's humpy, Birdsville. January, 1953

Minchoolie's humpy, Birdsville. January, 1953

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Birdsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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Bond of the Don Mortgage Bank at Taganrog for 10,000 roubles at 4 1/2%

Bond of the Don Mortgage Bank at Taganrog for 10,000 roubles...

Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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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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Twenty-one wooden alphabet blocks

Twenty-one wooden alphabet blocks

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Alphabet blocks
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Hately wheat collection

Hately wheat collection

Horse Era Museum collection no. 2
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Grains
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1886
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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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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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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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Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Banknotes
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1939
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Child's green cotton apron with embroidery depicting Snow White amongst a group of animals including rabbits, a fawn and birds

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Aprons
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1948
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Native Encampment

Native Encampment

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John S. Prout
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1844
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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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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White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Australia, inaugural flight, Boeing 707 Jet Service, Sydney-Honolulu, 29 July 1959, QANTAS Empire Airways'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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1959
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Pastoral Australia particulars at government, shipping and travel offices

Pastoral Australia particulars at government, shipping and t...

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 21
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Posters
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James Northfield
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1930
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Wolseley portable shearing plant

Wolseley portable shearing plant

Delma Keogh collection
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Shearing equipment
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England
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The Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Company
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1925
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Rolling pin made at 'Nashville' by William Iram Nash for his daughter Bonnie Nash

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Sid Nash collection
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Rolling pins
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Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
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1930
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Florence and Christine Williamson under verandah, Munyang

Florence and Christine Williamson under verandah, Munyang

Snowy Scheme - Christine Filiamundi collection
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Photographs
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Munyang, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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John P. Williamson
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1953
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Operative Bakers' Association (NSW)

Operative Bakers' Association (NSW)

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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