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Steel horseshoe magnet

Steel horseshoe magnet

John Docker collection
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Magnets
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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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Manacles from Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart

Manacles from Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Punishment equipment
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart
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1837
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Spokeshave branded H Docker, 1887

Spokeshave branded H Docker, 1887

John Docker collection
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Spokeshaves
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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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Kookaburras

Kookaburras

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Table fork

Table fork

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Table forks
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Sheffield, England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

Philip MacFarlane collection
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Books
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ion L. Idriess
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1948
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Digging sticks
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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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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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Book titled 'Wedding Dress 1740-1970' written by Madelaine Ginsburg

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Margot Child collection
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Books
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London, England
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Victoria and Albert Museum
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1740
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Edmonds Baking Powder tin with lid

Edmonds Baking Powder tin with lid

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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TJ Edmonds
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In memoriam card

In memoriam card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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United States of America
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Mrs Margot Child
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1892
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Nullarbor Plain, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Biscuit stamp

Biscuit stamp

Bothwell Museum collection
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Biscuit moulds
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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Off St Kilda

Off St Kilda

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia
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1906
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Black and white promotional photograph of Uncle George of 2GB

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB, Sydney
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1935
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Government House, Sydney

Government House, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William Brooks & Co Ltd
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1906
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New South Wales Postal Service cylindrical red cast iron post box

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Triggs & Marr, Sydney
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1870
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Woman standing on rocks near a waterfall

Woman standing on rocks near a waterfall

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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Program for the Vienna Mozart Boys' Choir, 1939

Program for the Vienna Mozart Boys' Choir, 1939

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Programs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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1939
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'Kaffir Beauty' - depicts an African mother and child, 3 May 1906

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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1906
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Lemon coloured semi-circular tatted tea cosy

Lemon coloured semi-circular tatted tea cosy

Lois Grosse collection
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Tea-cosies
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Hampden, South Australia, Australia
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Vera E. Ottens
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1935
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Sheffield Shield trophy medallion, 1892

Sheffield Shield trophy medallion, 1892

Nanette Ward collection
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Trophies
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1892
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Radius gauge

Radius gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Pair of outside calipers

Pair of outside calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Outside calipers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Railway Station, Albury

Railway Station, Albury

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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1906
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Orroroo, South Australia, Australia
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Orroroo Agricultural Society Incorporated
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1939
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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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LockHing, Japanese Ware Store, No. 37, Queen's Rd, 3 March 1934

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Invoices
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1934
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Circle 'W' branding iron initially used for branding cattle, and later horses, on Lyndavale Station, NT

Circle 'W' branding iron initially used for branding cattle,...

John Stanes collection
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Brands
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Erldunda, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Sydney H. Stanes
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1920
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You love them - Fight for them!

You love them - Fight for them!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 6
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Political posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Victorian State Recruiting Committee
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1939
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Rolfe's Lemon Fruit Saline drink tin

Rolfe's Lemon Fruit Saline drink tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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B J Salute & Co
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1966
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Camp site, with a tent on the left and a man next to a stone chimney

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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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Cream coloured tray cloth featuring a cross stitched design of a vase

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1936
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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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White pillowcase with cotton ties

White pillowcase with cotton ties

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Wignalls bamboo pram

Wignalls bamboo pram

Bothwell Museum collection
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Prams
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Wignalls
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1900
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Spoon gathered from Hollywood Mission by Eric Bell

Spoon gathered from Hollywood Mission by Eric Bell

Eric Bell collection no. 2
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Cutlery
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Yass, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Eric Bell
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1934
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Palace Gardens and Sydney Harbour (Botanic Gardens in view), 1906

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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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Gleddon Automatic Voltage Regulator

Gleddon Automatic Voltage Regulator

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Electrical equipment
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Government of Australia
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1927
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Minton 'Kings Service' china entree plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Entree plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Cane grocery basket used at a J B Youngs store in Canberra until 1965

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Peter Duff collection
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Baskets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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J B Youngs Pty Ltd
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1920
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Australian Natives - The Bicycle Race, February 1906

Australian Natives - The Bicycle Race, February 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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1906
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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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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal prisoners, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Tintype portrait of a young woman 1880s

Tintype portrait of a young woman 1880s

Bothwell Museum collection
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Tintypes
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Bothwell Museum
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1880
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