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Lacquered wooden travelling writing desk used by Sir Frederick Holder

Lacquered wooden travelling writing desk used by Sir Frederi...

RL Harry collection
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Travelling desks
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South Australia, Australia
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Sir Frederick W. Holder
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1890
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Alicia Walsh, 1939

Alicia Walsh, 1939

Alicia Walsh collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney Sun Newspaper
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1939
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When England defeated NSW

When England defeated NSW

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Pencil

Pencil

John Docker collection
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Pencils
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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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Boomerang, attributed as being made by Fred Mulga aka 'Pelaco Jack'

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Fred Mulga
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1874
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Uncirculated 1997 one dollar coin

Uncirculated 1997 one dollar coin

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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One dollar coins
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1997
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Jockey Maurice McCarten on race horse 'Theo' after his victory in the AJC Derby at Randwick. 29/9/1934

Jockey Maurice McCarten on race horse 'Theo' after his victo...

Maurice McCarten collection no. 3
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Maurice McCarten
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1934
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Katzenjammer Castle & Helter Skelter Anderson's Wonderland City Bondi

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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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Mr William Anderson
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1906
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Folder

Folder

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Folders
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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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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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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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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The Novice kiss: Kissing Series no.3

The Novice kiss: Kissing Series no.3

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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1906
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Japanese porcelain condiment set, featuring a mustard pot flanked by a salt and pepper shaker, in the form of three kangaroos on a shaped plinth

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Terence Lane collection
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1930
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Four sticks from Pick-Up-Sticks game

Four sticks from Pick-Up-Sticks game

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Games
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Olav Schappacher
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1930
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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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Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1981
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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

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Paul Watts collection
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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Inside calipers

Inside calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Bradawl with a partly broken handle

Bradawl with a partly broken handle

John Docker collection
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Awls
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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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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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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Walter Schopfhauser's exercise book

Walter Schopfhauser's exercise book

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Exercise books
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Mr Walter J. Hauser
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1939
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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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Photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, NSW

Photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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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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Successful Women Cricketers at Carnival

Successful Women Cricketers at Carnival

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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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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Booklets
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1926
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Black and white postcard photograph depicting Mr Glover wearing his military medals on Anzac Day, 1939

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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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Mr William R. Glover
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1939
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Claw hammer

Claw hammer

John Docker collection
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Hammers
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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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Scout jamboree service program from the Australian Jamboree on 30 December 1934

Scout jamboree service program from the Australian Jamboree ...

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Boy Scouts Association
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1934
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Glass plate negative - Men and horses pulling the expedition car up a sandy stream bank, Victoria River district, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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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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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

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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Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Lamps
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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The Pyle-National Company
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1924
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Precision ground flat stock gauge setting piece

Precision ground flat stock gauge setting piece

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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Gauge block attachment

Gauge block attachment

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Part of letter written by Rose Sarah Rasey

Part of letter written by Rose Sarah Rasey

RG Bain collection
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Letters
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China
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Ms Rose S. Rasey
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1939
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Minton 'Kings Service' china coffee cup bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

Minton 'Kings Service' china coffee cup bearing the coat-of-...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Coffee cups
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Menu with an image of Big Ben

Menu with an image of Big Ben

Elizabeth Sanderson collection
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Menus
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London, England
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Elizabeth B. Digges
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1939
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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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Club

Club

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Clubs
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Gerhardt Laves
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1930
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Hand out key Campbell St Gaol, 1837-1961

Hand out key Campbell St Gaol, 1837-1961

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Swing tags
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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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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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Lead kangaroo figure for Cadbury's Cocoa Promotion, England 1930s

Lead kangaroo figure for Cadbury's Cocoa Promotion, England ...

Terence Lane collection
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Promotional toys
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England, United Kingdom
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Cadbury Schweppes Pty Ltd
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1930
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Australia's 150th Anniversary 1788-1938

Australia's 150th Anniversary 1788-1938

Dr Donald McMichael collection no. 2
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Badges
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1988
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Model Yacht Pond Camphill Park Glasgow

Model Yacht Pond Camphill Park Glasgow

Jack Russel Greenham collection
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Postcards
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Glasgow, Scotland
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E A Schwerdlfeger & Co
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1905
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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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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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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Small square crockery shard with a white glaze and brown pattern

Small square crockery shard with a white glaze and brown pat...