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The Billy Book - Hughes Abroad

The Billy Book - Hughes Abroad

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 6
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Booklets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sir David A. Low
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1918
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

L and T Hackney collection
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Spearthrowers
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Bailliere's Nurses' Complete Medical Dictionary, 1938, used by Miss Lal McCay in Sydney and Western Victoria

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Penelope Nelson collection
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Dictionaries
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London, England
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Hitch & Marshall
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1938
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Knife made from an elliptical wooden shark tooth blade

Knife made from an elliptical wooden shark tooth blade

L and T Hackney collection
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Knives
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1900
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Boomerang

Boomerang

L and T Hackney collection
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Boomerangs
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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A Try for Supper

A Try for Supper

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Clapstick

Clapstick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clapsticks
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Southern central, Australia
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1903
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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Plaque that consists of two wagon gate locks painted gold and mounted on a wooden board

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Plaques
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Australia
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Australian National [Railways]
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View Falls, Sherbrook Gully

View Falls, Sherbrook Gully

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A greeting from Sydney with all good wishes

A greeting from Sydney with all good wishes

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Greeting cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1914
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Railways of Australia Gold Life Pass issued to the Hon Harold Holt

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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Earth is flat, pigs can fly & nuclear power is safe

Earth is flat, pigs can fly & nuclear power is safe

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Vietnam Moratorium badge

Vietnam Moratorium badge

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Badges
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Vietnam
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1975
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Chan Bay Beach. Amoy, about 100 yds from the Amoy Club on Kulangsu Island; Augt 1921

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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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You can't hug a child with nuclear arms tea-towel

You can't hug a child with nuclear arms tea-towel

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Tea-towels
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Dobbie Son & Hutton Marine Chronometer No 5475, with accessories in a wooden case, used in HMAS Australia

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dobbie Son & Hutton
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1942
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People watching carriages being carried through the streets by men with poles

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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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Card printed with  'J.A Daniel

Card printed with 'J.A Daniel "Penny Post" Office Goulbourn...

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Cards
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Hazel Hooton
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1918
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Freemason's Past Master's jewel

Freemason's Past Master's jewel

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Regalia
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Mr Arthur P. Gale
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1918
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Skin Hunters

Skin Hunters

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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A MacInnes
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Defend and Exten Medibank

Defend and Exten Medibank

Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Mr Robert Darby
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1897
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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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Novelty ceramic ashtray or pin tray in the form of a young girl

Novelty ceramic ashtray or pin tray in the form of a young g...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 3
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Ashtrays
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Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mashman Bros
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1910
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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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Vrolijke wijsjes voor zingerde meisjes ..

Vrolijke wijsjes voor zingerde meisjes ..

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Books
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1939
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Magnificent bird of paradise

Magnificent bird of paradise

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Art Series
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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Wedding invitations
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South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1949
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Orroroo, South Australia, Australia
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Orroroo Agricultural Society Incorporated
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1939
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Glass plate negative - Lipoma on right shoulder of a man called Raueruka, Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

Glass plate negative - Lipoma on right shoulder of a man cal...

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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1920
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Kangaroo. A native of Australia

Kangaroo. A native of Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Manly Ferry Steamer, Sydney Harbour

Manly Ferry Steamer, Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Art Series
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I.R.O. processing card

I.R.O. processing card

W Klicki collection
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Cards
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1949
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Cartoon captioned 'But Is It Cricket?'

Cartoon captioned 'But Is It Cricket?'

Edna Ogden collection
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Magazine clippings
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Australia
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The Bulletin
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1936
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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Postman's standard issue dark blue cloth peaked cap with red PMG badge

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Catherine Davenport collection
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Caps
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Robert P. Davenport
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1949
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Black and white promotional photograph of three men, possibly the cast of Bunkey-doo

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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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Radio 2GB, Sydney
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1935
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Stub of a wax candle

Stub of a wax candle

John Docker collection
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Candles
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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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Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'