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Hand-crafted model steam 'donkey' engine on a blue painted wooden board base

Hand-crafted model steam 'donkey' engine on a blue painted w...

Ted Pritchard collection no. 1
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Working models
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Victoria, Australia
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Arnold Pritchard
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1945
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Machine embroidered bookmark with multi-coloured text

Machine embroidered bookmark with multi-coloured text

Myrtle Ivy Lindsay collection
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Bookmarks
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Europe
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Myrtle I. Lindsay
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1945
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Handwritten letter from Margaret Peden to Elsie Dean, 9 March 1938

Handwritten letter from Margaret Peden to Elsie Dean, 9 Marc...

Elsie Deane collection
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Letters
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Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Peden
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1938
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David Jones Ltd, per passenger train to Singleton

David Jones Ltd, per passenger train to Singleton

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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David Jones Ltd
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1938
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Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1806
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Cattle branding iron with the initials WR

Cattle branding iron with the initials WR

Gidleigh collection
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Brands
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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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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Gould League of Bird Lovers, New South Wales, membership certificate to Bill Sutton

Gould League of Bird Lovers, New South Wales, membership cer...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Membership certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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F B. Rodriguez
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1940
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metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "COM, C...

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Hungarian Boy Scouts Association membership card 1938

Hungarian Boy Scouts Association membership card 1938

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Membership cards
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Hungary
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Mojsza Printery
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1938
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Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the fir...

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wheelbarrows
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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W J. Spence
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1877
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Scout Barry Williams, who is holding a staff in his right hand and standing at ease

Scout Barry Williams, who is holding a staff in his right ha...

Barry Williams collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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Rectangular brown leather suitcase

Rectangular brown leather suitcase

Colledge Family collection
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Suitcases
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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two Scouts from 1st Surry Hills Troop. Barry Williams and Garry Wilson

two Scouts from 1st Surry Hills Troop. Barry Williams and Ga...

Barry Williams collection
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Photographs
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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Handwritten document, possibly in Polish

Handwritten document, possibly in Polish

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1946
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Boomerang, attributed as being made by Fred Mulga aka 'Pelaco Jack'

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Fred Mulga
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1874
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Vest Pocket Manual of Printing

Vest Pocket Manual of Printing

Les Robertson collection
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Technical manuals
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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The Inland Printer Co
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1920
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The Custom House, Sydney, 1 May 1906

The Custom House, Sydney, 1 May 1906

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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1906
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Ashtray

Ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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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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Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 5 February 1880

Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 5 February 1880

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1870
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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1949
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25mm lens for movie camera used by Sir Robert Menzies

25mm lens for movie camera used by Sir Robert Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 1
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Camera lenses
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United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1947
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Skew back hand saw

Skew back hand saw

John Docker collection
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Saws
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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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Night fishing

Night fishing

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Samuel T. Gill
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1870
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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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Red metal post box on four legs

Red metal post box on four legs

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1930
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Oertling 62FM beam balance

Oertling 62FM beam balance

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Beam balances
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England
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L Oertling Ltd
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1930
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Bundle of press cuttings and historical documents relating the history of J B Young Holdings Ltd

Bundle of press cuttings and historical documents relating t...

J B Young Ltd collection
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Scrapbooks
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J B Young Holdings Ltd
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1914
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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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Picnic races are part of Australia's bush tradition, The Australian Women's Weekly, 3 August 1946

Picnic races are part of Australia's bush tradition, The Aus...

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Magazines
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Duke Henry Duke of Gloucester
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1946
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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Corsets
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1900
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Factory made wooden dolly peg