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Pair of wicket keeper's leather gloves

Pair of wicket keeper's leather gloves

Swan Richards collection
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Cricket equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Stokes McGown Pty Ltd
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1950
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Shield

Shield

Herbert Keys collection
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Kununurra, Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Condex brand metal fly-fishing reel and information sheet in a box

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Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing reels
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England
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J W Young & Sons
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1930
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Alberga River, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Banknotes
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1939
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Shield used by Jacky Plowright, Berrima area, New South Wales, 1890

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Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Berrima, New South Wales, Australia
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Jacky Plowright
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1890
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Hunter St, Sydney

Hunter St, 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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Invitation to a State Ball at Parliament House, Canberra, on 25 October 1934

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Invitations
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1934
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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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Box for Postmaster's Display Kit No. 3

Box for Postmaster's Display Kit No. 3

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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1978
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Ruth Preddey, Sport's Editor, Australian Women's Weekly

Ruth Preddey, Sport's Editor, Australian Women's Weekly

Ruth Preddey collection
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Business cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Australian Women's Weekly
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1930
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Shield

Shield

Igor Zorich collection
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Kangaroo mounted on a wishbone

Kangaroo mounted on a wishbone

Terence Lane collection
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Brooches
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1903
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Boomerang with pokerwork image of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, made by Albert Perrett, La Perouse, Sydney, 1934

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A Perrett collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Albert H. Perrett
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1934
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Colourised photographic postcard of Como Bridge over George's River.

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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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Victorian Women's Cricket Team Circa 1932-34. Sydney

Victorian Women's Cricket Team Circa 1932-34. Sydney

Elsie Deane collection
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Photographs
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1932
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Shield

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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Shield

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Patricia Heath collection
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Ms Patricia Heath
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Shield

Shield

Patricia Heath collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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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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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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Fowler's Vacola sauce bottle

Fowler's Vacola sauce bottle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving bottles
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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Australia - A Bush Post Office

Australia - A Bush Post Office

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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1906
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Companion of The Most Distinguished Order of St Michael & St George, awarded to Dr J H L Cumpston

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Cumpston Family collection
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Awards
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London, England
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Garrard & Co Ltd
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1901
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Native Encampment

Native Encampment

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John S. Prout
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1844
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Milford Sound NZ: Terror Peak

Milford Sound NZ: Terror Peak

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Milford Sound, South Island, New Zealand
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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The Gap, Watson's Bay

The Gap, Watson's Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Gap, Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1849
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Minton 'Kings Service' china dinner plate bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dinner plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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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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Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Printing equipment
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London, England
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Siemens
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1850
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Kaleidoscope component

Kaleidoscope component

Reverend Canon HR Cavalier collection
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Kaleidoscopes
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Glenelg, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Reverend F H. Stokes
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1909
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Six slice toast rack

Six slice toast rack

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Toast racks
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Sheffield, England
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Walker & Hall
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1927
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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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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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That's right, tickle my nose, George dear

That's right, tickle my nose, George dear

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Miss May Hartshorn
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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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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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Three-panel mural of postage stamps, which depicts the flag-raising ceremony at Sydney Cove in 1788, Bicentenary of Australia, 1788-1988

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Garnet Watkins collection
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Murals
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Bentley, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Alban Watkins
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1981
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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Shield

Shield

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Shields
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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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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NSW Women's Cricket Team.  Sydney. Circa 1931-35.

NSW Women's Cricket Team. Sydney. Circa 1931-35.

Elsie Deane collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Adze used by Rolfe Bridle

Adze used by Rolfe Bridle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Adzes
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1900
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Crimson full-length tunic, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Tunics
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Lane Cove River, Sydney Harbour, New South Wales

Lane Cove River, Sydney Harbour, New South Wales

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lane Cove River, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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New South Wales Intelligence Department
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1906
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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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