Menu toggle

National Museum of Australia

Where our stories come alive

Collection Explorer

4

Explore sets

Objects

Image Title and collection What Where Who When
Rafts - drifting down the Fu river. Apl 1917

Rafts - drifting down the Fu river. Apl 1917

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
Apply Anne Stockton collection no. 1 filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Karl H. Aumuller
Apply Karl H. Aumuller filter
1913
Apply 1913 filter
Ceramic bust of John Batman

Ceramic bust of John Batman

John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner Pottery Bust collection
Apply John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner Pottery Bust collection filter
Busts
Apply Busts filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
John Batman
Apply John Batman filter
1934
Apply 1934 filter
The Custom House, Sydney, 1 May 1906

The Custom House, Sydney, 1 May 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
1906
Apply 1906 filter
Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newspapers and packets

Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newsp...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Postboxes
Apply Postboxes filter
New South Wales, Australia
Apply New South Wales, Australia filter
Postmaster General's Department
Apply Postmaster General's Department filter
1939
Apply 1939 filter
The bright spot for Australians between Home and the Trenches

The bright spot for Australians between Home and the Trenche...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
France
Apply France filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
1918
Apply 1918 filter
The captured German 28cm Railway Gun in a railway siding at Molonglo

The captured German 28cm Railway Gun in a railway siding at ...

George Henry Taylor collection
Apply George Henry Taylor collection filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Imperial German Army
Apply Imperial German Army filter
1927
Apply 1927 filter
Hair tongs

Hair tongs

Una May Irvine collection no. 2
Apply Una May Irvine collection no. 2 filter
Tongs
Apply Tongs filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Mrs Una M. Irvine
Apply Mrs Una M. Irvine filter
1930
Apply 1930 filter
Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
Apply Les Robertson collection filter
Rulers
Apply Rulers filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr Lesley A. Robertson
Apply Mr Lesley A. Robertson filter
1920
Apply 1920 filter
Collection of sewing implements in a rectangular plastic box with a clear plastic lid and a cream coloured plastic base

Collection of sewing implements in a rectangular plastic box...

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
Apply Judy and Ian McPhee collection filter
Sewing equipment
Apply Sewing equipment filter
Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia filter
Muriel E. McPhee
Apply Muriel E. McPhee filter
1916
Apply 1916 filter
Winged Warfare by Major Bishop

Winged Warfare by Major Bishop

William Beausang collection
Apply William Beausang collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
Great Britain
Apply Great Britain filter
1918
Apply 1918 filter
Spherical crockery shard which is blue with tan coloured swirls

Spherical crockery shard which is blue with tan coloured swi...

Doris Nash collection
Apply Doris Nash collection filter
Shards
Apply Shards filter
Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Parkes, New South Wales, Australia filter
1887
Apply 1887 filter
Pair of metal spurs with brown leather straps

Pair of metal spurs with brown leather straps

Colledge Family collection
Apply Colledge Family collection filter
Spurs
Apply Spurs filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Miss Emilie Roach
Apply Miss Emilie Roach filter
1914
Apply 1914 filter
Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
Apply Bothwell Museum collection filter
Clothes pegs
Apply Clothes pegs filter
New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
Apply New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia filter
Pioneer Woodware Co
Apply Pioneer Woodware Co filter
1930
Apply 1930 filter
My God, My Father, While I Stray Far from My Home ...

My God, My Father, While I Stray Far from My Home ...

David Westcott collection no. 7
Apply David Westcott collection no. 7 filter
Prayer cards
Apply Prayer cards filter
1914
Apply 1914 filter
Skull rack

Skull rack

Papuan Official collection
Apply Papuan Official collection filter
Ceremonial objects
Apply Ceremonial objects filter
Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
Apply Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania filter
Sir John Hubert P. Murray
Apply Sir John Hubert P. Murray filter
1918
Apply 1918 filter
1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Victorian Centenary celebrations

1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Vict...

Reverend John Grosse collection
Apply Reverend John Grosse collection filter
Matchbox holders
Apply Matchbox holders filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Reverend John Grosse
Apply Reverend John Grosse filter
1834
Apply 1834 filter
Photograph of a view of a pagoda like structure on a stone wall

Photograph of a view of a pagoda like structure on a stone w...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
Apply Anne Stockton collection no. 1 filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Karl H. Aumuller
Apply Karl H. Aumuller filter
1913
Apply 1913 filter
Soup spoon

Soup spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
Apply Pennington Migrant Centre collection filter
Soup spoons
Apply Soup spoons filter
Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Apply Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia filter
Pennington Migrant Centre
Apply Pennington Migrant Centre filter
1940
Apply 1940 filter
Wooden plane

Wooden plane

George O Crawford collection
Apply George O Crawford collection filter
Planes
Apply Planes filter
Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr George O. Crawford
Apply Mr George O. Crawford filter
1900
Apply 1900 filter
Black and white photograph of US swimmer Olga Dorfner

Black and white photograph of US swimmer Olga Dorfner

National Sports Information Centre collection
Apply National Sports Information Centre collection filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Philadelphia, United States of America
Apply Philadelphia, United States of America filter
Miss Olga Dorfner
Apply Miss Olga Dorfner filter
1917
Apply 1917 filter
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
Apply Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1 filter
Champagne glasses
Apply Champagne glasses filter
Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
Apply Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor... filter
Parliament of Australia
Apply Parliament of Australia filter
1988
Apply 1988 filter
Navy Day 1918 fundraising badge

Navy Day 1918 fundraising badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
Apply Social History Museums (South Australia) collection filter
Wartime badges
Apply Wartime badges filter
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Apply Adelaide, South Australia, Australia filter
A W. Patrick
Apply A W. Patrick filter
1918
Apply 1918 filter
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
Apply Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1 filter
Champagne glasses
Apply Champagne glasses filter
England
Apply England filter
Parliament of Australia
Apply Parliament of Australia filter
1988
Apply 1988 filter
Fowler's Vacola sauce bottle

Fowler's Vacola sauce bottle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
Apply Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection filter
Food preserving bottles
Apply Food preserving bottles filter
Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mrs Mavis Bridle
Apply Mrs Mavis Bridle filter
1930
Apply 1930 filter
White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
Apply Pennington Migrant Centre collection filter
Dinner plates
Apply Dinner plates filter
Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Apply Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia filter
Pennington Migrant Centre
Apply Pennington Migrant Centre filter
1940
Apply 1940 filter
Newsclipping -

Newsclipping - "Australian girls gain draw" Australia v Engl...

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
Apply Australian Women's Cricket Council collection filter
Newspaper clippings
Apply Newspaper clippings filter
Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Sue Summers
Apply Sue Summers filter
1948
Apply 1948 filter
Souvenir plate - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Souvenir plate - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
Apply Cecil Ballard Jnr collection filter
Commemorative plates
Apply Commemorative plates filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
King George VI
Apply King George VI filter
1949
Apply 1949 filter
Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at w...

Australian National Railways Commission collection
Apply Australian National Railways Commission collection filter
Shovels
Apply Shovels filter
Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
Apply Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia filter
Baron Thomas Denman
Apply Baron Thomas Denman filter
1912
Apply 1912 filter
Clear moulded stem glass

Clear moulded stem glass

Andrew Reeves and Helen Parrott collection
Apply Andrew Reeves and Helen Parrott collection filter
Champagne glasses
Apply Champagne glasses filter
United States of America
Apply United States of America filter
The Libbey Glass Company
Apply The Libbey Glass Company filter
1892
Apply 1892 filter
Australian swimmers Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie with British swimmer Jennie Fletcher

Australian swimmers Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie with British...

National Sports Information Centre collection
Apply National Sports Information Centre collection filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Miss Sarah Frances 'Fanny' Durack
Apply Miss Sarah Frances 'Fanny' Durack filter
1910
Apply 1910 filter
Little Grey Fergie toy tractor handcrafted from salvaged box timber and wire by 10 year old Brian Burns in 1943.

Little Grey Fergie toy tractor handcrafted from salvaged box...

John McNally collection
Apply John McNally collection filter
Toy tractors
Apply Toy tractors filter
Cudgen, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Cudgen, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Brian Burns
Apply Mr Brian Burns filter
1943
Apply 1943 filter
Loseby Two Day Marine Chronometer No 109, with accessories in a wooden case

Loseby Two Day Marine Chronometer No 109, with accessories i...

Department of Defence collection
Apply Department of Defence collection filter
Chronometers
Apply Chronometers filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
Edward Thomas Loseby
Apply Edward Thomas Loseby filter
1846
Apply 1846 filter
Postcard featuring a coloured print of a red haired women wearing a tartan head-dress and sporran

Postcard featuring a coloured print of a red haired women we...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Stuart Shaw
Apply Stuart Shaw filter
1918
Apply 1918 filter
A farmers son. Age 12. Married. Jan 1915

A farmers son. Age 12. Married. Jan 1915

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
Apply Anne Stockton collection no. 1 filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Karl H. Aumuller
Apply Karl H. Aumuller filter
1913
Apply 1913 filter
Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
Apply John Docker collection filter
Plane irons
Apply Plane irons filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
T & M Sorby
Apply T & M Sorby filter
1920
Apply 1920 filter
Photograph of a partially crumbling stone structure

Photograph of a partially crumbling stone structure

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
Apply Anne Stockton collection no. 1 filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Karl H. Aumuller
Apply Karl H. Aumuller filter
1913
Apply 1913 filter
We Appeal for Your Aid - RSA Building Fund, April 15-30, 1918

We Appeal for Your Aid - RSA Building Fund, April 15-30, 191...

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
Apply Social History Museums (South Australia) collection filter
Wartime badges
Apply Wartime badges filter
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Apply Adelaide, South Australia, Australia filter
Returned Soldiers' Association
Apply Returned Soldiers' Association filter
1918
Apply 1918 filter
Carpenter's boxwood folding rule

Carpenter's boxwood folding rule

John Docker collection
Apply John Docker collection filter
Folding rules
Apply Folding rules filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Ted Docker
Apply Mr Ted Docker filter