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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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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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Non-conductive fibre

Non-conductive fibre

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Components
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Steel lister with three teeth used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Shearing equipment
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Berridale, New South Wales, Australia
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Neil Woodhouse
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1910
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Timber tool box

Timber tool box

John Docker collection
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Tool boxes
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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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Zufolo, a flute-like instrument

Zufolo, a flute-like instrument

Guiseppe Castellana collection
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Wind instruments
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Montallegro, Sicily, Agrigento province, Italy
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Mr Guiseppe '. Castellana
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1940
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Blue tin badge depicting Ben Chifley with 'Chifley Spells Security' slogan

Blue tin badge depicting Ben Chifley with 'Chifley Spells Se...

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 7
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Political badges
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Australian Labor Party
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1949
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High School Certificate

High School Certificate

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Certificates
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Hungary
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Royal Hungarian University Press
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1938
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Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Leatherworking tools
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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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Minton 'Kings Service' china soup plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

Minton 'Kings Service' china soup plate bearing the coat-of-...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Soup plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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White flannelette nappy

White flannelette nappy

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Nappies
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1949
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "LOX"

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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Dustpan

Dustpan

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dustpan and brush sets
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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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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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Sweden
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Latvian red ankle length costume skirt with embroidery

Latvian red ankle length costume skirt with embroidery

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Skirts
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Riga, Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1941
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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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Certificate

Certificate

George Zagora collection
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Certificates
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1949
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Boomerang from Bogan River, New South Wales, 1870

Boomerang from Bogan River, New South Wales, 1870

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Boothung and Mirrarng by Kevin Gilbert

Boothung and Mirrarng by Kevin Gilbert

Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection
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Linocuts
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Mr Kevin Gilbert
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1969
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Pressed glass vase

Pressed glass vase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Vases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1940
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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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Steel yard scales

Steel yard scales

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Balances
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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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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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Vehicle compliance plate for 1949 Model 48/215 Holden sedan

Vehicle compliance plate for 1949 Model 48/215 Holden sedan

Mary Munckton and Ian Metherall collection
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Motor car components
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1949
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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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Metal punch featuring the letter

Metal punch featuring the letter "R".

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Punches
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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Cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed top

Cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed top

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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1920
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Pokerwork decorated club, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Pokerwork decorated club, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1800
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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Cylindrical carborundum rod sharpening tool

Cylindrical carborundum rod sharpening tool

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Sharpening stones
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Folding knife blade

Folding knife blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Knife blades
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Six slice toast rack

Six slice toast rack

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Toast racks
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Sheffield, England
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Walker & Hall
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1927
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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

John Docker collection
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Mallets
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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