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Skull rack

Skull rack

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1918
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Illuminated address to William Barbour

Illuminated address to William Barbour

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Illuminated addresses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1907
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Water rat skin cape made from over 50 pelts

Water rat skin cape made from over 50 pelts

Hinchley Family collection
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Evening capes
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Schultz Tannery
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1940
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"Leopold Steger, Scrapbook kept on World Tour 1939"

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Scrapbooks
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Fiji
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1939
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Leopold Steger's mathematics exercise book

Leopold Steger's mathematics exercise book

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Exercise books
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1938
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Photograph of a view of a town from above

Photograph of a view of a town from above

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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Natives carrying parrots from Western Szechuan province for sale en route with final destination at Yunnanfu, Younnan province, Nov 1917

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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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Boomerang with signatures of Lake Tyers World War II veterans

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1939
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Round slip gauge

Round slip 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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Rectangular wooden ornamental carving

Rectangular wooden ornamental carving

Odette O'Neill collection
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Wood carvings
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Work for Busy Fingers

Work for Busy Fingers

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Magazine clippings
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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New Idea
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1935
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Mauve leather right shoe, with a baby Louis heel and a narrow pointed toe

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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1910
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Metal tray

Metal tray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Trays
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Australia Day, Mt Gambier 1918

Australia Day, Mt Gambier 1918

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1918
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Latvian ring-shaped brooch

Latvian ring-shaped brooch

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1942
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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1949
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A Mongol Obo - a heap of stones generally erected in hight points on the hills to frighten away evil spirits

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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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Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, made in Orbost, Victoria, in the late 1800s

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Helena E. Roadknight
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1870
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Certificate

Certificate

George Zagora collection
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Certificates
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1949
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Arnolds Ink bottle

Arnolds Ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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Metal match box cover featuring photographs of Old Parliament house and the Australian War Memorial

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Match containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Alex Collingridge
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1935
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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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Horse teams pulling wagons loaded with wool bales - Boondara

Horse teams pulling wagons loaded with wool bales - Boondara

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Telegram from Gossip family

Telegram from Gossip family

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Telegrams
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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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Booklet produced by the Australian Labor Party for the 1949 election campaign

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 2
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Labor Party
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1949
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Minton 'Kings Service' china dinnerware used by the King or Queen or their representative when they were at Old Parliament House

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dinnerware
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Photograph of field owned by Len Uren

Photograph of field owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Photographs
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Framed print titled

Framed print titled "The Bluebirds' Song of Happiness" given...

Lois Grosse collection
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Prints
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1939
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Broken saw blade

Broken saw blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Saw blades
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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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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Certificate

Certificate

George Zagora collection
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Certificates
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1949
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Textbook on practical mathematics

Textbook on practical mathematics

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Textbooks
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Mallet engine pushing the train up the Nankon Pass, Dec 1914

Mallet engine pushing the train up the Nankon Pass, Dec 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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Counter sink

Counter sink

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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Osmond Little Marvel washing machine

Osmond Little Marvel washing machine

EJ and NW Millett collection no. 1
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Washing machines
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Osmond
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1910
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Shell

Shell

L and T Hackney collection
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Shells
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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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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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Christmas card (kangaroo) from Ronnie McPhee to the McPhee family during World War I

Christmas card (kangaroo) from Ronnie McPhee to the McPhee f...

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Christmas cards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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White huckaback hand towel with a coloured fancywork design of an English house

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Handtowels
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1930
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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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Souvenir plate - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Souvenir plate - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Australia
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King George VI
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1949
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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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Colour display card illustrated with a kookaburra, titled, 'Pre-stamped envelopes. All they need is an address...'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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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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Souvenir silk handkerchief embroidered with 'Souvenir de Belgique' and five Allied forces flags

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John Murray collection
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Handkerchiefs
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Belgium
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1914
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Photograph of people on riverbank owned by Len Uren

Photograph of people on riverbank owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Photographs
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Model depicting infantry battle, Dernancourt, France, 1918, Australian War Memorial, Canberra

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian War Memorial, Campbell, Canberra, Australian Capital Ter...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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