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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Southern central, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Tree-lined river with a mountain in the background, and a quote from Henry Lawson.

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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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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Stephen Stanley collection
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Cartoons
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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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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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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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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Town Hall, Parramatta, N.S.W, 1906

Town Hall, Parramatta, N.S.W, 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Photographic glass plate holder

Photographic glass plate holder

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Photographic plate holders
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New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1904
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Black velvet horse riding helmet

Black velvet horse riding helmet

Colledge Family collection
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Sports safety helmets
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England
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Table model kerosene lamp

Table model kerosene lamp

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kerosene lamps
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Souvenir paperweight created from a thin cross section of a railway track

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Dr Donald McMichael collection no. 2
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Paperweights
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South Australia, Australia
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1978
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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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Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps produced in Australia, 1950

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Third Great Seal of New South Wales collection
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Postage stamps
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Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1950
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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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Australian silver commemorative medallion in presentation box marking Australia's 150th Anniversary in1938, featuring the landing at Sydney Cove of Captain Arthur Phillip on January 26 1788.

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Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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Poisonous snake sculpture

Poisonous snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Billy Cooley
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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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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Stephen Stanley collection
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Cartoons
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Les Robertson collection
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Boxes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Growth of the Ainslie School

Growth of the Ainslie School

Ainslie Primary School collection no. 2
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Lists
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Braddon, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ainslie Public School
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1964
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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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Great Bowlers and Fielders, their methods at a glance

Great Bowlers and Fielders, their methods at a glance

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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George W. Beldam
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1906
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Seeing the umpire home

Seeing the umpire home

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Master Jack McKenzie
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1906
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Agenda for Tirranna Picnic Race Club meeting, 9 February 1934

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Documents
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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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Miss V Hilliard and Miss Ruth Preddy

Miss V Hilliard and Miss Ruth Preddy

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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Smooth wood plane

Smooth wood plane

John Docker collection
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Planes
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Stephen Stanley collection
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Cartoons
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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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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Fitzroy Falls, Bowral N.S.W

Fitzroy Falls, Bowral N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Fiztroy Falls, Fitzroy Falls, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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New South Wales Postal Service red painted metal pillar box with an arched top

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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 & Taylor, Sydney
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1875
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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Upper Mary St., Gympie, Queensland

Upper Mary St., Gympie, Queensland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Gympie, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1900
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Yass Spring Show, 1906, Second Prize

Yass Spring Show, 1906, Second Prize

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Lake Alexandrina, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Medicine jar

Medicine jar

Anne Girard collection
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Jars
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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ACI
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1934
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Photograph of Edna Thompson and Maurice White, Sydney, 1934

Photograph of Edna Thompson and Maurice White, Sydney, 1934

Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Edna M. Thompson
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1934
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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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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Ice-cream churn

Ice-cream churn

Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Ice-cream churns
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The Lodge, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Green coloured cardboard menu cover with paper menu insert

Green coloured cardboard menu cover with paper menu insert

Busy Bee Cafe collection
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Menus
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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The Busy Bee Cafe Gunnedah
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1939
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Timber marking gauge

Timber marking gauge

John Docker collection
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Marking gauges
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Sheffield, England
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