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Typed transcript of the handwritten proclamation McRobertson Land on dated February 18th 1931

Typed transcript of the handwritten proclamation McRobertson...

Sir Douglas Mawson collection
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Documents
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Antarctica
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Sir Douglas Mawson
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1931
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Plaque to commemorate the Australian May Day Centenary 1891 - 1991, with display stand

Plaque to commemorate the Australian May Day Centenary 1891 ...

Union of Australian Women collection
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Plaques
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1891
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Saw-setting tool

Saw-setting tool

John Docker collection
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Saw-setting tools
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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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Mauve satin covered ladies shoes with irridescent gelatin sequin decoration on toe and strap

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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Switzerland
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1920
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Flowers, flags, a bird and a poem

Flowers, flags, a bird and a poem

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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

Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob han...

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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White china dinner plate

White china dinner plate

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Dinner plates
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Rectangular aluminium sign with

Rectangular aluminium sign with "Canberra City Postcode 2601...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Black, white and pink leaflet printed for Australia's 150th Anniversary in 1938

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Leaflets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council
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1938
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Poster depicting the Provisional Parliament House, Canberra, from the air

Poster depicting the Provisional Parliament House, Canberra,...

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 20
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Posters
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian National Publicity Association
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1940
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Australian newspapers clippings regarding the award of the MBE to W A Oldfield in June, 1970

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Ruth Oldfield collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Australia
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Mr William 'Bert' A. Oldfield
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1970
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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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Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup and saucer bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup and saucer bearing the c...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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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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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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Metal rule

Metal 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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Residence of the Governor-General, Sydney.

Residence of the Governor-General, Sydney.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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Art Series
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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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The Great Australian (Bite)

The Great Australian (Bite)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by H...

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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Film negative - Trig erected on Krupp Hill, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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The enemy

The enemy

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Bringing in a brumby

Bringing in a brumby

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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A MacInnes
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Wooden serviette ring set on a pewter stand which is shaped as a gum leaf

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Elizabeth Chess collection
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Serviette rings
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Western Australia, Australia
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1910
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Rounding up the cattle

Rounding up the cattle

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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Coin proof sets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1997
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Assorted instructional documentation related to an Underwood Standard Typewriter typewriter

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Helen Mason collection
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United States of America
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Stott & Underwood Ltd
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1925
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Metal panel from area under the dashboard of the Chamberlains' car with a spray of sound deadener that was incorrectly identified as blood

Metal panel from area under the dashboard of the Chamberlain...

Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 2
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Motor car components
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Australia
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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Bring the frigates home

Bring the frigates home

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Royal Australian Navy
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1981
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Black leather wallet

Black leather wallet

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Wallets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1940
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The Children's friend Wonderland City Bondi

The Children's friend Wonderland City Bondi

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Silver ring with green stone

Silver ring with green stone

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Rings
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Australia
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1939
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U.S out - USSR stay out.  Fight for independence

U.S out - USSR stay out. Fight for independence

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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Coolgardie, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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Broken saw blade

Broken saw blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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AERIAL VIEW OF MANLY, N.S.W.