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Alice in Anderson's Wonderland City Bondi

Alice in Anderson's Wonderland City Bondi

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Alice the Elephant
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1906
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Metal scales with a cane basket, used by the Canberra Mothercraft Society to weigh babies

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Canberra Mothercraft Society collection
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Weighing instruments
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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J W Wedderburn & Sons
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1930
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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

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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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1922
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Some people know how to blow their own trumpet

Some people know how to blow their own trumpet

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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1906
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Carving knife

Carving knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Carving knives
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Sheffield, England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Album containing 20 menus, 12 seating plans and 23 photographs from Parliament House in Canberra, dating from 1927 to 1944

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Betty Hall collection
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Albums
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1927
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Film negative - Extracting a stake from a camel's foot, Yununba Hill, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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White pull horse

White pull horse

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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Metal panel from area under the dashboard of the Chamberlains' car with a spray of sound deadener that was incorrectly identified as blood

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 2
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Motor car components
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Australia
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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'Subject No.9 - Prime Ministers' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1988
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Anzacs

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Anzacs

Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1988
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George V Jubilee Medal 1935, George VI Coronation Medal 1937, Queen Elizabeth Coronation Medal 1937, Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal 1953

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RG Menzies collection
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Medals
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1935
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Vehcile passes for Papal visit

Vehcile passes for Papal visit

Papal Visit Office collection
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Passes
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Australia
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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Blue bird of paradise

Blue bird of paradise

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Art Series
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Film negative - Family in garden, Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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We want to be nuclear free

We want to be nuclear free

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Una May Irvine collection no. 2
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Hair rollers
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Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1900
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Blue woollen cricket blazer worn by New South Wales cricketer Bill O'Reilly

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Swan Richards collection
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Blazers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1927
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MOSMAN'S BAY, SYDNEY HARBOUR, N.S.W.

MOSMAN'S BAY, SYDNEY HARBOUR, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hooked boomerang attributed to South Australia, 1930's by collector

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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South Australia, Australia
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1930
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1973
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Enamel laundry tub

Enamel laundry tub

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Laundry equipment
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1930
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Victorian cricketers Anne Palmer (wearing long coat) and Elsie Deane

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Lorna Smith collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd
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1934
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TINKER'S PINCH, BONDI, NEAR SYDNEY

TINKER'S PINCH, BONDI, NEAR SYDNEY

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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In memoriam card

In memoriam card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1905
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Map of Australia showing the extent of the known Artesian Basins, 1912

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Mudgee Historical Society collection
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Maps
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Australia
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Mr Henry H. Dare
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1912
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Adjustable taper nose pliers

Adjustable taper nose pliers

John Docker collection
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Pliers
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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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Knitlock corner brickmaking machine designed and used by Walter Burley Griffin

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W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Brickmaking equipment
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Castlecrag, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Walter B. Griffin
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1920
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Timber plate with image of an indigenous woman carrying a wooden container on her head, made by Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Artworks
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Australia
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Bill Onus
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Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - insect and animal motifs

Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - insect and ani...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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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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BERT OLDFIELD NSW, AIF & AUSTRALIAN XI / SYKES / WEST INDIES 1968-69

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Ruth Oldfield collection
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Cricket bats
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Australia
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Slazenger
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1965
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Map titled 'Maris Pacifici' by Abraham Orteliu, Antwerp, 1595

Map titled 'Maris Pacifici' by Abraham Orteliu, Antwerp, 159...

Maris Pacifici Map collection
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Maps
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Abraham Ortelius
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1595
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Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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England
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1936
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Black plastic wall telephone

Black plastic wall telephone

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1945
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Souvenir necktie for staff of the Maralinga atomic test facility

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Maralinga collection
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Neckties
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Australia
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Austico
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1956
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Burnished, wooden fighting club

Burnished, wooden fighting club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Iron garden gate from Rosedale homestead

Iron garden gate from Rosedale homestead

Rosedale Homestead collection
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Gates
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1894
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Newspaper clipping showing a photo of cricketers Miss Rene Shevill (left) and Miss Ruby Monaghan

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Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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View Falls, Sherbrook Gully

View Falls, Sherbrook Gully

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Yellow synthetic mesh hat decorated with a navy blue Papal emblem, and 'Papal Visit 1986'

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Papal Visit Office collection
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Caps
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Australia
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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Wolseley-Lister mechanical shearing handpiece used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Shearing equipment
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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The Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Company
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1910
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Dis Arm

Dis Arm

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Kids Need Smiles Not Missiles

Kids Need Smiles Not Missiles

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Child's walking trainer

Child's walking trainer

Ruth Lynch collection
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Walking aids
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United States of America
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1932
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Glass plate negative - Two men throwing spears

Glass plate negative - Two men throwing spears

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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