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Scythe stone

Scythe stone

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 1
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Sharpening stones
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Oakleigh, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Thomas Colwell
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1900
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Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre-stamped postcards to get your message moving, $2.50 a pack of six'

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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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Australia Post
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Gold metallic cloth and black woollen coat, worn by Gertud Bodenwieser when taking on-stage acknowledgements

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Cuckson Bodenwieser collection no. 1
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Coats
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New South Wales, Australia
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Eileen Cramer
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1940
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Breaking Land for an Orchard

Breaking Land for an Orchard

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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Water Ledger, S R & W S Commission, Tongala, Koyuga & Kyabram Parishes, 1926-1938

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Irrigation (Tatura) - Goulburn Murray Water collection
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Administrative records
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Tongala, Victoria, Australia
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State Rivers and Water Supply Commission
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1926
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Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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1980
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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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Space beneath trap door from gallows, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Steel hand drill with a round wooden handle

Steel hand drill with a round wooden handle

George O Crawford collection
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Hand drills
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Handmade white oval linen table centre with fancyworked flowers

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Smooth wood plane

Smooth wood plane

John Docker collection
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Planes
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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Club

Club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Clubs
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Shovel

Shovel

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Shovels
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Savage Co Ltd
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1930
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Wilmington, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1928
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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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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Gold mourning locket containing a photograph of Australian champion boxer Les Darcy, who died in 1917

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Kevin Hannan collection
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Mourning jewellery
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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James L. Darcy
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1928
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Envelope titled 'United for Victory Interlocking Jigsaw'

Envelope titled 'United for Victory Interlocking Jigsaw'

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 3
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Envelopes
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Australia
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John Sands Pty Ltd
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1942
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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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Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air Mail'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1929
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Postcard with photograph captioned North Shore Bridge, May 1928

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Aus...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1928
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek east, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Metal toy race car

Metal toy race car

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy racing cars
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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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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IRO Baggage Form

IRO Baggage Form

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Documents
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Linz, Austria
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1951
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Green glass bottle from Ah Toy's garden, Palmer River

Green glass bottle from Ah Toy's garden, Palmer River

Professor Ian Jack collection no. 1
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Beverage bottles
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Castleford, West Yorkshire, England
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University of Sydney
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1905
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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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Jigsaw puzzle of the royal drive through London, boxed

Jigsaw puzzle of the royal drive through London, boxed

Cross Family collection
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Jigsaw puzzles
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England
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Ms Anne Henley
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1945
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Handwritten list of Camp Security personnel who received special allocation of footwear

Handwritten list of Camp Security personnel who received spe...

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Lists
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Poland
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1945
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Ansonia Parisian parlour clock with an ornate wood and glass case

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Doris Grattan collection
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Shelf clocks
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New York, United States of America
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Ansonia Clock Company
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1879
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Latvian natural-coloured linen waistcoat with black embroidery

Latvian natural-coloured linen waistcoat with black embroide...

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Waistcoats
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Riga, Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1942
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White ceramic soup bowl

White ceramic soup bowl

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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Red metal pillar box with arched top

Red metal pillar box with arched top