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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Commonwealth Navy

Commonwealth Navy

World War Board Game collection no. 1
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Board games
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National Games Company
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1913
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Ceremonial dress sword with sheath worn by Sir George Reid, first Australian High Commissioner to London, 1909-1918

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Anne Fairbairn collection no. 3
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Swords
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London, England
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Sir George H. Reid
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1909
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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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Post splitting wedge used by Rolfe Bridle

Post splitting wedge used by Rolfe Bridle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Wedges
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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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Rotary burr

Rotary burr

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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Rip saw

Rip saw

John Docker collection
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Saws
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London, England
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L Pabble & Sanderson
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1920
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Needle-Art and the Transfer Book, July 1927

Needle-Art and the Transfer Book, July 1927

Muriel Kelly collection
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Magazines
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United States of America
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1927
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Depth gauge

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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Certificat de letat, Valeur 1000 roubles, Interets 4 1/2%, Banque Fonciere

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Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Box for 'Lister' Sheep-Shearing combs used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Storage boxes
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Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
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R A Lister and Company Limited
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1910
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Postcards
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1914
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Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Telephones
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United States of America
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Telephone and Radio Corporation
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1948
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Luggage tag

Luggage tag

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Luggage
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Austria
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1938
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Booklet titled 'Official Rules of Hockey', used by Rose Little

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Rose Hooke collection
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Hartleys Sports Stores
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1915
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Farmhouse and yard, likely Elastolin brand

Farmhouse and yard, likely Elastolin brand

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy farms
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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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Oval metal dog registration tag REGD DOG 1 JULY 1927 - JUNE 1928

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Dog Registration Tag collection
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Dog accessories
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1927
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Ornate silver centrepiece for a table

Ornate silver centrepiece for a table

Smith Family collection
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Centrepieces
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1866
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr O J. Atkinson
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1927
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Three pronged steel fork

Three pronged steel fork

Anne Girard collection
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Table forks
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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1900
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Adze blade in wooden socket

Adze blade in wooden socket

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club

Club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Clubs
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Man standing outside (appears to be K.A. Aumuller) wearing boots, gaiters over trousers, a white shirt and a dark tie.

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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The Fu River at Wuchow Apl 1917

The Fu River at Wuchow Apl 1917

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Pair of metal spurs with brown leather straps

Pair of metal spurs with brown leather straps

Colledge Family collection
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Spurs
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Chair' travelling - this style of chair for city use only. Yunnanfu, July, 1920

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Second Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1889

Second Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, W...

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1889
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Square fawn-coloured lacquered canvas suitcase with a red, yellow and black stripe pattern

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Colledge Family collection
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Suitcases
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Chinese Immigration Restriction Bill document, Queensland 1889

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Chinese in Australia Rare Books collection
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Government records
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1889
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Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon, 1915

Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon, 1915

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Devon, England
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Sir Ernest Cable
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1915
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Birds Eye view of Yunnanfu, July 1920

Birds Eye view of Yunnanfu, July 1920

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Western Australias Phenomenal Gold Yield

Western Australias Phenomenal Gold Yield

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1883
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Black felt bowler hat for horse riding

Black felt bowler hat for horse riding

Colledge Family collection
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Bowler hats
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England
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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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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Mr Ottweill, Edmund Filippini, Tot? Mengel, Elizabeth Otterwill, A.G. Washbrook, Walter Otterwill

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Struggling through the mud in streets of Kalgan Augt 1914

Struggling through the mud in streets of Kalgan Augt 1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Japara food bag

Japara food bag

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Storage bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1912
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Harvest of Endurance: A History of the Chinese in Australia 1788-1988

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Australia-China Friendship Society collection
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Scrolls
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Australia
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Mr Mo Xiangyi
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1987
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Greetings [Manly]

Greetings [Manly]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1927
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Keyhole saw

Keyhole saw

George Henry Taylor collection
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Keyhole saws
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1915
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Steel yard scales

Steel yard scales

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Balances
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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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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Universal Brand electric toaster with three mica elements

Universal Brand electric toaster with three mica elements

Bothwell Museum collection
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Toasters
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New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States of America
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Landers Frary & Clark
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1915
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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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John Rodgers Marine Chronometer No 1/1853, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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John Rodgers
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