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Handmade green cotton tablecloth with six square green serviettes

Handmade green cotton tablecloth with six square green servi...

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Kathleen Simpson
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1940
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Janie Hey, Mapoon June 6th 1914

Janie Hey, Mapoon June 6th 1914

Hey Family collection
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Photograph albums
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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1914
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Round brimless ladies 'turban' style dress hat made with silver lurex fabric

Round brimless ladies 'turban' style dress hat made with sil...

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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Free Nelson Mandela

Free Nelson Mandela

Kerry Browning collection
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Banners
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South Africa, Africa
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Nelson R. Mandela
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1990
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Doily

Doily

Lois Grosse collection
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Doilies
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Circular Quay, Sydney, N.S.W., 11 May 1910

Circular Quay, Sydney, N.S.W., 11 May 1910

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Silver-coloured dessert spoon made from stainless steel

Silver-coloured dessert spoon made from stainless steel

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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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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New South Wales Women's Cricket Association 1st grade premiers cloth badge, 1929-1933

New South Wales Women's Cricket Association 1st grade premie...

Fern Blade collection
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Club badges
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Table model kerosene lamp

Table model kerosene lamp

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kerosene lamps
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Archibald Memorial - Sydney NSW

Archibald Memorial - Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1937
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Iron garden gate from Rosedale homestead

Iron garden gate from Rosedale homestead

Rosedale Homestead collection
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Gates
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1894
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Reverend and Mrs Fenn collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Scout patrol leaders fleur-de-lys hat badge

Scout patrol leaders fleur-de-lys hat badge

Barry Williams collection
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Badges
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1942
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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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Wooden pack saddle consisting of an A-shaped timber frame with items attached by wire, chains and straps

Wooden pack saddle consisting of an A-shaped timber frame wi...

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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Postcard featuring Tramways in Elsternwick

Postcard featuring Tramways in Elsternwick

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1937
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Canvas bag for saws

Canvas bag for saws

John Docker collection
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Storage bags
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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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Pair of canvas and leather naval gaiters

Pair of canvas and leather naval gaiters

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Gaiters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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Sampler with drawn thread stitching along the borders, flowers at the base, and

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Bridge Family collection no. 4
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Textile samplers
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1917
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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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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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Nova Peris' Official Australian Team Uniform, tracksuit top,  Kuala Lumpur 1998 Commonwealth Games

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Nova Peris collection
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Sports clothing
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Nova Peris
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Dog's coat in black fabric with bound edges associated with Milo Dunphy

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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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1927
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Scorecard 2nd Test England v Australia, Blackpool Cricket Ground, June 26, 28, 29th 1937

Scorecard 2nd Test England v Australia, Blackpool Cricket Gr...

Elsie Deane collection
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Scorecards
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Blackpool, England
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H Maxwell & Co Ltd
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1937
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Lyndhurst Church Fresco, 19 July 1910

Lyndhurst Church Fresco, 19 July 1910

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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England, United Kingdom
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1910
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Holden Shop Manual F. J. Series

Holden Shop Manual F. J. Series

Faye and Albert Neuss collection
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Manuals
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Spirit Islands

Spirit Islands

John Calaby collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1940
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Hardcover photograph album of the 1937 Australian Women's Cricket team's tour to England

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Elsie Deane collection
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Photograph albums
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England, United Kingdom
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Elsie Deane
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1937
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Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : the telephone'

Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : ...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Sew 'n' Save Velvet ribbon

Sew 'n' Save Velvet ribbon

Hilda Creager collection no. 2
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Ribbons
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Mrs Jocelyn H. Brown
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Document with pencilled writing

Document with pencilled writing

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1945
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Modern Domestic Cookery.

Modern Domestic Cookery.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cookbooks
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1865
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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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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Painting depict two karndayh, female antilopine kangaroos (Macropus antilopinus)

Painting depict two karndayh, female antilopine kangaroos (M...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Mr Dick Baringbungung
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1970
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Wiltshire brand wood taper file

Wiltshire brand wood taper file

John Docker collection
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Files (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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White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup bowls
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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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'Truck On' t-shirt