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Quayside fish stall Whitby circa 1880

Quayside fish stall Whitby circa 1880

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Frank M. Sutcliffe
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1880
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Convict love token with a woman with an anchor

Convict love token with a woman with an anchor

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Cottage in winter

Cottage in winter

Snowy Scheme - Christine Filiamundi collection
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Photographs
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Munyang, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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John P. Williamson
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1953
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Wooden trunk

Wooden trunk

Hele-Mall Risti collection
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Trunks
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Estonia
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Walter Schopfhauser's exercise book

Walter Schopfhauser's exercise book

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Exercise books
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Mr Walter J. Hauser
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1939
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A pair of high-heeled leather evening sandals

A pair of high-heeled leather evening sandals

Thompson Family collection
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Sandals
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

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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Convict love token from Robert Francis, 1848

Convict love token from Robert Francis, 1848

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Boot Last

Boot Last

Ron Bell collection
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Convict love token from S. P[almer?], 1841

Convict love token from S. P[almer?], 1841

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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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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Robert S. Brain

Robert S. Brain

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Photographic prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Government Publishing Service
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Japanese character type pieces

Japanese character type pieces

John and Sonoko de Boer collection
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Type pieces
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Wooden box

Wooden box

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Boxes
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Plane iron

Plane iron

George Henry Taylor collection
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Plane irons
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Women are on the move

Women are on the move

Meredith Hinchliffe collection no. 1
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Commemorative badges
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1975
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Table fork

Table fork

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Table forks
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Sheffield, England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Book titled 'Robert Sarjeant Balmer' by Patricia Degens

Book titled 'Robert Sarjeant Balmer' by Patricia Degens

Thompson Family collection
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Books
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Mrs Patricia A. Degens
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Robilt toy train bogie goods van with 'PENNANT HOUSEHOLD KEROSINE' on the side.

Robilt toy train bogie goods van with 'PENNANT HOUSEHOLD KER...

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway cars
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Selection of cutlery used in the Commonwealth Parliament Refreshment Rooms of Old Parliament House

Selection of cutlery used in the Commonwealth Parliament Ref...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cutlery
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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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Program for South Australian Women's Cricket Association Interstate Carnival, 10-17 January 1938

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Elsie Deane collection
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Programs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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E J McAlister & Co
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1938
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Wooden platform on a metal frame

Wooden platform on a metal frame

Jim McMahon collection
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Stands
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Spanner with a 25mm jaw at one end and a 16mm hex at opposite end

Spanner with a 25mm jaw at one end and a 16mm hex at opposit...

Guiseppe Picone collection
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Wrenches
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Mr Guiseppe '. Picone
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Trophy awarded to 'Tania Verstak Miss Australia in recognition of outstanding service for Queensland Industry'

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Tania Verstak collection
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Trophies
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Mrs Tania Young
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Scraper for baking

Scraper for baking

ET Fealy collection
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Scrapers
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Measuring gauge

Measuring gauge

Phillip Porta collection
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Gauges
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Two conjoined bread tins

Two conjoined bread tins

ET Fealy collection
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Bread tins
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Pair of brown canvas and leather naval gaiters

Pair of brown canvas and leather naval gaiters

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Gaiters
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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Billy can

Billy can

Dot Butler collection no. 1
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Billy cans
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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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Miss Australia Quest 1973 - Miss Australia Quest fundraising badge

Miss Australia Quest 1973 - Miss Australia Quest fundraising...

Susie Elelman collection
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Charity badges
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Port Phillip Farmers Society 1857 'Dairy Cow'

Port Phillip Farmers Society 1857 'Dairy Cow'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1857
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Yellow lapel pin with a blue logo

Yellow lapel pin with a blue logo

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Lapel pins
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Charles Ulm's leather attache case with an attached shipping label

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Ellen Rogers collection
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Cases
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Mr Charles T. Ulm
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1928
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Single-furrow horse-drawn plough used by experimental wheat breeder William Farrer

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Barbara Tong collection
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Ploughs
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Lambrigg Station, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1880
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Glass bird

Glass bird

Alison Steele collection
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Christmas decorations
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Colander

Colander

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Colanders
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1950
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2GB picnic with family and friends

2GB picnic with family and friends

Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB Blue Birds Club
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1935
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Instructional leaflet

Instructional leaflet "Display Kit 3 - Pre-stamped envelopes...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Instructional documents
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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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Three souvenir teaspoons in plastic cases

Three souvenir teaspoons in plastic cases

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Teaspoons
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1988
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Gunnedah P A & H Association 1891 'Pencil Drawing'

Gunnedah P A & H Association 1891 'Pencil Drawing'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1891
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Badge 'Palestine Exhibition 87'

Badge 'Palestine Exhibition 87'

General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Commemorative badges
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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General Palestinian Delegation
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1987
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Bending knife blade

Bending knife blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Knife blades
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Metal tin opener

Metal tin opener

Thompson Family collection
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Tin-openers
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First World War roll of honour board, Carrington Lodge , Protestant Alliance Friendly Society of Australasia (PAFS)

First World War roll of honour board, Carrington Lodge , Pro...

Protestant Alliance Friendly Society of NSW collection
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Honour boards
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Metal tray with a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II

Metal tray with a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Trays
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Metal scriber

Metal scriber

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Nail punch

Nail punch

John Docker collection
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Punches
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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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Bore depth gauge

Bore depth gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Wire clothes peg

Wire clothes peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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Program for Royal Ascot, Wednesday 14th June 1950

Program for Royal Ascot, Wednesday 14th June 1950

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Programs
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Ascot, Berkshire, England
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1950
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Fireman's axe

Fireman's axe

Geoff Gray collection
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Axes
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Thread gauge

Thread gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Knife sharpening steel with a pale yellow bakelite handle

Knife sharpening steel with a pale yellow bakelite handle

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Sharpening steels
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Minton 'Kings Service' china entree plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

Minton 'Kings Service' china entree plate bearing the coat-o...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Entree plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Wattle Day League Ambulance Fund South Australia - Rose Day

Wattle Day League Ambulance Fund South Australia - Rose Day

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Charity badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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Shellac-coated brass door hinge in three sections

Shellac-coated brass door hinge in three sections

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Door hinges
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Ceramic plate made by Martin Boyd, 1950

Ceramic plate made by Martin Boyd, 1950

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Plates
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Martin Boyd Pottery
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1950
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Round tin plate

Round tin plate

Bothwell Museum collection
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Plates
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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Convict love token from Thomas Spicer, January 17, 1818

Convict love token from Thomas Spicer, January 17, 1818

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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