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Newspaper clippings of articles and cartoons related to prickly pear and cactoblastis moth

Newspaper clippings of articles and cartoons related to pric...

Dr John Mann collection
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Newspaper clippings
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1926
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Set of glasses for the Commonwealth Parliament

Set of glasses for the Commonwealth Parliament

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Drinking glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Boothung and Mirrarng by Kevin Gilbert

Boothung and Mirrarng by Kevin Gilbert

Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection
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Linocuts
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Mr Kevin Gilbert
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1969
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Pigmented hatchet with stone head, bifacially flaked with a ground edge

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Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Hatchets
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Walcott Inlet, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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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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Wooden pack saddle consisting of an A-shaped timber frame with items attached by wire, chains and straps

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John Swain collection
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Saddles
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles Carter
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1933
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State Boys' Memorial - that's one of our boys, 1919

State Boys' Memorial - that's one of our boys, 1919

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Atkinson & Co
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1919
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Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Commonwealth Railways
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1975
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Glass plate negative - The tree at Fort Wills, Cooper Creek, South Australia, under which a relief party buried a cache containing provisions for members of the ill-fated Burke and Wills expedition in 1861, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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Craytex rod, polishing stone

Craytex rod, polishing stone

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Abrasives
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Mayne's autograph book containing over 850 autographs of famous cricketers from England, Australia, Sth Africa, New Zealand, West Indies & Scotland covering the period 1907-1955

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Nanette Ward collection
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Autograph books
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Edgar R. Mayne
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1907
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Loading wool at Kalgan for export 1914

Loading wool at Kalgan for export 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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English and Australian History for Fifth Classes

English and Australian History for Fifth Classes

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Textbooks
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Reverend John Grosse
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1939
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Player List for the Exhibition Cricket Match for the Lord Mayor's Patriotic War Fund, 25 October 1939

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Amy Hudson collection
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Lists
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North Sydney Oval, North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1939
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Cast iron frying pan

Cast iron frying pan

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Frying pans
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Thread gauge

Thread 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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Round slip gauge

Round slip gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Homo Australis

Homo Australis

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr John Kron
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1999
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Black and white photograph of US swimmer Olga Dorfner

Black and white photograph of US swimmer Olga Dorfner

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Philadelphia, United States of America
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Miss Olga Dorfner
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1917
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Glass plate negative - Men working in stockyards, Innamincka station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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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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1919
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Photograph album

Photograph album

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photograph albums
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China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1917
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Sir David Beatty, Admiral of the Fleet, Royal Navy

Sir David Beatty, Admiral of the Fleet, Royal Navy

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Badges
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England
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Sir David Beatty
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1914
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Six camels in front of a large building

Six camels in front of a large building

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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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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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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Plaited grass fibre armband or

Plaited grass fibre armband or "baku"

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Glass plate negative - Sinkhole in limestone rock, Nullarbor Plain, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Nullarbor Plain, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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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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Silk embroidered postcard from World War One

Silk embroidered postcard from World War One

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Postcards
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1918
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View of the Great Wall form the train in Nankow Pass Dec 1914

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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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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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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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Leather dog shoe worn on long bush walking trips in the Blue Mountains by the Dunphy's fox terrier named Dextre

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Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Animal accessories
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1925
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Black and white photograph showing the overflow of the Cotter Dam in Canberra

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Bugle grass necklace

Bugle grass necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Soldiers standing to attention.

Soldiers standing to attention. "Le Generalissime polonais, ...

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Photographic postcards
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1918
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Stopping place for 'Tiffen' on the second day out from Kalgan. Jan 1915

Stopping place for 'Tiffen' on the second day out from Kalga...

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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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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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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Girl's two-piece full-length outfit which belonged to 'Bobbie' Faithfull

Girl's two-piece full-length outfit which belonged to 'Bobbi...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Girls clothing
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Bobby Maple Brown
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1910
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Fishing line

Fishing line

Papuan Official collection
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Fishing lines
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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Wooden toy car

Wooden toy car

Suncoast Pioneer Village collection
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Toy motor cars
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Bli Bli, Queensland, Australia
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Suncoast Pioneer Village
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1920
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Orange toy truck manufactured LESNEY, ENGLAND

Orange toy truck manufactured LESNEY, ENGLAND

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy vehicles
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Lesney Products & Co. Ltd.
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1925
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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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Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering "WYOMI...

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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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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White wooden 'make-do' stool made by soldier settler Harry Newman at Narrogin, Western Australia, in 1922

White wooden 'make-do' stool made by soldier settler Harry N...

Harry and Natalie Newman collection
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Stools
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Narrogin Agricultural Area, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Henry '. Newman
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1922
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Golden Gauntlet awarded to Australian speedway star Frank Arthur 1928

Golden Gauntlet awarded to Australian speedway star Frank Ar...

Frank Arthur collection
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Trophies
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England
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Frank Arthur
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1928
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Radius gauge

Radius 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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Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Cabinets
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London, England
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Cash & Sons
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1920
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Stone axe blade

Stone axe blade

Papuan Official collection
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Axe heads
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