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Wooden footstool with tapestry top that commemorates the establishment of Lucini & Co in Melbourne, Victoria, 1853

Wooden footstool with tapestry top that commemorates the est...

Joseph Andreallo collection no. 1
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Footstools
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Italy
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1858
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Boomerang

Boomerang

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Pokerwork decorated club, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Pokerwork decorated club, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1800
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Large fleece of superfine wool from the Macarthur merino flock, Camden Park, Sydney

Large fleece of superfine wool from the Macarthur merino flo...

Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Wool specimens
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Camden Park, New South Wales, Australia
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John Macarthur
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1988
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Framed print titled

Framed print titled "The Bluebirds' Song of Happiness" given...

Lois Grosse collection
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Prints
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1939
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The Children's Friend

The Children's Friend

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Childrens books
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London, England
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S W Partridge and Co
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1892
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Grey enamel candlestick

Grey enamel candlestick

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Candlesticks
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1930
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Club with pokerwork emu motif on anterior of bulbous head, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Clubs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1930
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Riding crop

Riding crop

Colledge Family collection
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Riding whips
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Wooden pull toy by Toy Tinkers of Evanston, Illinois, USA

Wooden pull toy by Toy Tinkers of Evanston, Illinois, USA

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Pull-along toys
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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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'Gulmari' shield, Queensland

'Gulmari' shield, Queensland

Black's Museum collection
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Shields
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1930
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Stuart's Creek native in fighting array, South Aust.

Stuart's Creek native in fighting array, South Aust.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Natural fernery, Kurrajong Heights

Natural fernery, Kurrajong Heights

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kurrajong Heights, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Pencil

Pencil

John Docker collection
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Pencils
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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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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Caste...

George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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English and NSW women cricketers having afternoon tea at the SCG

English and NSW women cricketers having afternoon tea at the...

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Boomerang

Boomerang

R Lauriston Sharp collection
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Coleman River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Square with a brass reinforced timber stock and a steel blade

Square with a brass reinforced timber stock and a steel blad...

John Docker collection
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Try squares
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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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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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Australia for the Australians, White Australia

Australia for the Australians, White Australia

White Australia Protection Badge collection
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Political badges
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Australia
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1906
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Bone implement

Bone implement

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bone tools
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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'Picturesque views - Canberra - The Capital of Australia Federal Territory.'

'Picturesque views - Canberra - The Capital of Australia Fed...

Bernice Spence Fryer collection
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Pamphlets
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Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
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William Stanley Vogt
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1925
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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Door locks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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The Shrine Forecourt, Victoria's Memorial of the 1939-1945 War, Dedication by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, 28 February 1954

The Shrine Forecourt, Victoria's Memorial of the 1939-1945 W...

1954 Royal Tour Programmes collection
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Programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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W D Joynt & Co
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1954
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British passport issued to Karl Henry Aumuller, a Certificate of Registration, and a travel pass

British passport issued to Karl Henry Aumuller, a Certificat...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Travel documents
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China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1917
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Surface plate

Surface plate

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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View in Botanical Gardens, summer

View in Botanical Gardens, summer

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Five cartoon illustrations

Five cartoon illustrations

Alex Gurney collection
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Cartoons
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Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Alex Gurney
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1940
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Brass fastening pin for latch

Brass fastening pin for 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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Envelope containing feathers for fishing flies

Envelope containing feathers for fishing flies

Alfred Ronalds collection
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Feathers
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England
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1906
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Metal scriber

Metal scriber

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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Australian Scout Jamboree, Frankston, Victoria, Dec 27th - Jan 13th

Australian Scout Jamboree, Frankston, Victoria, Dec 27th - J...

Molineux Poster collection
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Event posters
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Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Levi Molineux
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1934
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Handwritten account of a private tour to India and a scrapbook collection of assorted newspaper clippings from Australian and English newspapers on women's cricket 1932-39

Handwritten account of a private tour to India and a scrapbo...

Alicia Walsh collection
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Scrapbooks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Alicia Walsh
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1934
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Three-panel mural of postage stamps, which depicts the flag-raising ceremony at Sydney Cove in 1788, Bicentenary of Australia, 1788-1988

Three-panel mural of postage stamps, which depicts the flag-...

Garnet Watkins collection
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Murals
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Bentley, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Alban Watkins
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1981
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Club

Club

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Clubs
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Gerhardt Laves
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1930
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Long bone drill

Long bone drill

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bone tools
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Todmorden Station, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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