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Soft brown felt riding hat

Soft brown felt riding hat

Colledge Family collection
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Hats
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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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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Homo Australis

Homo Australis

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr John Kron
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1999
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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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Swordstick or swordcane that resembles a walking stick

Swordstick or swordcane that resembles a walking stick

Terrylea Reynolds collection
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Swordsticks
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Toledo, Spain
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Major General George A. Vasey CB, CBE, DSO
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1927
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Letter to Andrew Campbell Gibson from Frank Wilkinson, 6 December 1934

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Letters
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1934
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Leopold Steger's German grammar exercise book

Leopold Steger's German grammar exercise book

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Exercise books
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1938
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Trophy coin used for the toss in the cricket match England v Victoria at the MCG, 7-8 December 1934, presented to captain Elsie Deane

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Elsie Deane collection
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Trophies
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Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Elsie Deane
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1934
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Horse and cart

Horse and cart

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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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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Bone implement

Bone implement

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bone tools
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Photograph of women cricketers playing cricket

Photograph of women cricketers playing cricket

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Ink bottle

Ink bottle

Les Robertson collection
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Ink bottles
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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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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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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Camisole

Camisole

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Camisoles
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1900
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Griddle Iron

Griddle Iron

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cooking equipment
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Lorna Huxtable collection
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Copper sticks
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Louise E. Barrenger
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1882
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Letter from Rose Sarah Rasey to 'My dear Friends', 14 March 1939

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RG Bain collection
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Letters
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Hebei, China
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Ms Rose S. Rasey
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1939
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Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Printing equipment
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London, England
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Siemens
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1850
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Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Containers
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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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White Horse Point & Drummoyne from Balmain, 17 April 1906

White Horse Point & Drummoyne from Balmain, 17 April 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Drummoyne, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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First engine leaving New Central Station Sydney 4 August 1906

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1906
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Hone

Hone

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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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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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Containers
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Dial gauge

Dial 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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Balaklava & Dalkey Agricultural Society 'Seed Drill 1906'

Balaklava & Dalkey Agricultural Society 'Seed Drill 1906'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1906
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Clear moulded stem glass

Clear moulded stem glass

Andrew Reeves and Helen Parrott collection
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Champagne glasses
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United States of America
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The Libbey Glass Company
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1892
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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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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Thursday Island

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Poster captioned 'A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of not being close, do your speeding by 'phone'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Condex brand metal fly-fishing reel and information sheet in a box

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Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing reels
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England
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J W Young & Sons
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1930
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Supper card for the 1934 State Ball at Old Parliament House

Supper card for the 1934 State Ball at Old Parliament House

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Cards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1934
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Handmade oval linen table centre with a coarse white crocheted pilot edge

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Poster titled 'Be a champ stamp stamper - Don't let any stamp give you the slip! - Make a good impression

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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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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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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Wooden hockey stick, used by Rose Little

Wooden hockey stick, used by Rose Little

Rose Hooke collection
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Sports equipment
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India
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Mrs Rose W. Hooke
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1938
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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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Glass plate negative - Expedition buggy on bed of Todd River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920