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Dolls house and accessories handcrafted in Adelaide by Mrs Eva Howie for her daughter Clyde, 1930s

Dolls house and accessories handcrafted in Adelaide by Mrs E...

Hetherington Family collection
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Dolls houses
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Eden Hills, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Eva A. Howie
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1930
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Bore depth gauge

Bore depth 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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Pastoral Australia particulars at government, shipping and travel offices

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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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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Spearthrowers
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Salvation Army Citadel in Russell Street, Bathurst

Salvation Army Citadel in Russell Street, Bathurst

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Salvation Army
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1934
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English cricketer Thomas Richardson - 1897/8 English Touring team to Australia

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Nanette Ward collection
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Commemorative badges
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Whitehead and Hoag
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1892
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Box for The Lister Sheep-Shear used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Boxes
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Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
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R A Lister and Company Limited
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1910
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Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian Customs Service

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ER Skipper collection
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Embossing machines
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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P J King, General Engraver Die Sinker
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1901
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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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Metal centering piece for a bore gauge

Metal centering piece for a bore gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tool components
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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Spirit level

Spirit level

George O Crawford collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Bodice featuring scalloped edges on sleeves neckline and one side of front

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Gwyneth Ottrey collection
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Bodices
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Myrtleford, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Florence O. Ottrey
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1934
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The Way of Life

The Way of Life

E Redlich collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Warangesda Mission Station, Darlington Point, New South Wales, Aust...
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Joe Walsh
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1906
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Black, white and pink leaflet printed for Australia's 150th Anniversary in 1938

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Leaflets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council
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1938
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Tralbragar Street, Dubbo, N.S.W., 1906

Tralbragar Street, Dubbo, N.S.W., 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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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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North Melbourne Cricket Club 1939-40

North Melbourne Cricket Club 1939-40

Nanette Ward collection
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Membership badges
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C.W. Letty
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1939
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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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Cattle branding iron with the initials WR

Cattle branding iron with the initials WR

Gidleigh collection
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Brands
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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British passport issued to Karl Henry Aumuller, a Certificate of Registration, and a travel pass

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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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Yellow, blue and red beanie-shaped hat, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Hats
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Thirteen sticks from Pick-Up-Sticks game

Thirteen sticks from Pick-Up-Sticks game

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Games
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Austria
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Olav Schappacher
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1930
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Pull toy elephant by Bing Werke or Gebrüder Bing

Pull toy elephant by Bing Werke or Gebrüder Bing

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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First prize card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906

First prize card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1906
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Flinders Bay from West Head

Flinders Bay from West Head

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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Chisel

Chisel

George O Crawford collection
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Chisels
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Series of three poster promoting wartime security

Series of three poster promoting wartime security

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 11
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Posters
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Victoria, Australia
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Australian Army
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1939
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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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Home-made Bosun's chair and for child

Home-made Bosun's chair and for child

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Chairs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1930
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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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Book titled 'Japan Today and Tomorrow 1934 The Osaka Mainichi'

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Lorelle Moore collection
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Books
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China
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Lorelle Moore
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1934
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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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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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Card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906, First Prize

Card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906, First Prize

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1906
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Prison warden, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Prison warden, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Plastic oil bottle used to lubricate the Condex brand fly-fishing reel

Plastic oil bottle used to lubricate the Condex brand fly-fi...

Gordon Winter collection
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Bottles
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England
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1930
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Gifts That Last War Saving Certificates

Gifts That Last War Saving Certificates

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 11
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Advertising posters
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Australia
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War Loans and National Savings Campaigns
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1939
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The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria 1892 'Farm Waggon'

The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria 1892 'Farm Waggon...

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1892
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Wooden sword club made in the Cardwell district of Queensland

Wooden sword club made in the Cardwell district of Queenslan...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Clubs
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'And she deserved it!'

Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'And she deserved it!'

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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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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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 1604 with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dent & Co
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1850
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Boomerang with signatures of Lake Tyers World War II veterans

Boomerang with signatures of Lake Tyers World War II veteran...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1939
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Lower Murrumbidgee Water Supply

Lower Murrumbidgee Water Supply

Mudgee Historical Society collection
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Maps
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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River Murray Commission
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1917
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Photographic postcard of Sydney Observatory, NSW

Photographic postcard of Sydney Observatory, NSW