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Cartoon of the parallels between the coal industry of 1892 and the hospitality industry of 1992

Cartoon of the parallels between the coal industry of 1892 a...

Warren Brown collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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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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Totality by Kevin Gilbert

Totality by Kevin Gilbert

Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection
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Linocuts
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Mr Kevin Gilbert
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1965
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Afghan camel drivers in the Mallee

Afghan camel drivers in the Mallee

Joyce Knife collection
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Photographic prints
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Underbool, Victoria, Australia
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Mr J A. Knife
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1930
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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 - Punch (Arrerika) watering camels, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Teardrop shaped brown glass souvenir

Teardrop shaped brown glass souvenir

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Ornaments
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Australia
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1939
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Wooden toy mangle

Wooden toy mangle

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Household 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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2035 HMS Hermes

2035 HMS Hermes

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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1906
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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1994

Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1994

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1994
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Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spelling

Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spe...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Transfers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, made in Orbost, Victoria, in the late 1800s

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Helena E. Roadknight
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1870
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National Park, Sydney

National Park, Sydney

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Spur strap

Spur strap

Colledge Family collection
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Footwear accessories
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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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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A revolution in rubber heels. Morrison's Patent Heels

A revolution in rubber heels. Morrison's Patent Heels

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Narrow white cardboard box containing 15 paper items

Narrow white cardboard box containing 15 paper items

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display boxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1982
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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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Wooden cell door, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Wooden cell door, 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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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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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Prison truncheon, about 1940

Prison truncheon, about 1940

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Weapons
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Warden sitting in the main chair in the Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Pair of hand shears used for crutching sheep at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Shearing equipment
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Sheffield, England
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George W. Woodhouse
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1935
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Female wicket keeper in a game of women's cricket

Female wicket keeper in a game of women's 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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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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Newspaper article about Ruby Lee

Newspaper article about Ruby Lee

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1934
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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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Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'Now Bring Out Your Mice'

Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'Now Bring Out Your Mi...

Ruby Lee collection
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Girl and boy dressed in period costume, boy presenting flowers to girl

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Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Henri
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1938
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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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Glass plate negative - Expedition buggy on bed of Todd River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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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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Silver ring with green stone

Silver ring with green stone

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Rings
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Australia
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1939
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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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Booklet titled 'Worker's Compensation Act 1926-1954'

Booklet titled 'Worker's Compensation Act 1926-1954'

ET Fealy collection
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1926
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Thread gauge

Thread gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Booklet compiled by E.E. Bean Honorary Secretary Victorian Cricket Association containing records, statistics and articles about test cricket in England and Australia between 1877-1921

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Nanette Ward collection
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Booklets
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Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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W and J Barr
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1877
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1906
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Program of cricket matches scheduled by the South Australian Cricket Association for season 1906-07

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Nanette Ward collection
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Programs
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South Australia, Australia
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1906
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Clear plastic bangle in a spiral design

Clear plastic bangle in a spiral design

Enid Treadgold collection
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Bangles
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1939
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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1934
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2GB picnic with family and friends

2GB picnic with family and friends

Enid Treadgold collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB Blue Birds Club
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1935
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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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