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Clear glass bottle in the form of a standing kangaroo holding a cricket bat

Clear glass bottle in the form of a standing kangaroo holdin...

Terence Lane collection
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Bottles
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Australia
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1910
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Portrait photograph of Lieutenant Vincent Burns, 1916

Portrait photograph of Lieutenant Vincent Burns, 1916

Vincent Burns collection
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Photographs
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1916
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Totality by Kevin Gilbert

Totality by Kevin Gilbert

Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection
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Linocuts
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Mr Kevin Gilbert
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1965
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Ceremonial dress sword with sheath worn by Sir George Reid, first Australian High Commissioner to London, 1909-1918

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Anne Fairbairn collection no. 3
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Swords
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London, England
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Sir George H. Reid
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1909
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Wooden box in the shape of a book

Wooden box in the shape of a book

Wiera Szejpak collection
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Boxes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ciril Uwarow
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1950
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Holden tiepin

Holden tiepin

Jack Heenan collection
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Tiepins
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GM Holden Ltd
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1956
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Black and white negative glass lantern slide - Base of Ayers Rock Northern Territory, showing effect of aoelian erosion, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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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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Glass plate negative - Boab tree, near Derby, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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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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Adrienne Augarde and a Cobar Copper Mine, 1910

Adrienne Augarde and a Cobar Copper Mine, 1910

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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Adrienne Augarde
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1910
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Go / No go gauge

Go / No go 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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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Steel horseshoe magnet

Steel horseshoe magnet

John Docker collection
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Magnets
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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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Handmade willow clothes peg

Handmade willow clothes peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs One-Eye Brown
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1950
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The Official 1956 Olympic Games Film

The Official 1956 Olympic Games Film

Sporting Memorabilia collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert Burton Pty Ltd
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1955
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Postcard titled 'Circular Quay, Sydney, N.S.W. in 1788', 7 June 1910

Postcard titled 'Circular Quay, Sydney, N.S.W. in 1788', 7 J...

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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1910
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Carpenter's boxwood and brass folding rule

Carpenter's boxwood and brass folding rule

George and Mary Weir collection
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Folding rules
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England
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John Rabone & Son
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1949
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BAT premises; Shameen Canton Oct 1921

BAT premises; Shameen Canton Oct 1921

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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Coin proof sets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1997
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Come to Ballarat, Olympic Rowing, 1956

Come to Ballarat, Olympic Rowing, 1956

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Stickers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Radius gauge

Radius 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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Black and white portrait photograph of Fred Daly 1950s

Black and white portrait photograph of Fred Daly 1950s

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1950
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Corroboree - A Ballet Suite by John Antill

Corroboree - A Ballet Suite by John Antill

Tyrrell's Book Shop collection
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Audio records
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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ABC Sydney Symphony Orchestra
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1950
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Photograph of a monument

Photograph of a monument

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Poster -

Poster - "Women in this Decade"

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Silver aluminium dish used on top of kitchen scales

Silver aluminium dish used on top of kitchen scales

Bryan Matthews collection
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Dishes
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs June G. Matthews
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1953
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Photographic postcard of Paramatta River at Drummoyne, NSW

Photographic postcard of Paramatta River at Drummoyne, 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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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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R Gardner
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1893
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Glass plate negative - Man holding north-western type of spearthrower and wearing pubic fur tassel, Wardaman people, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

Glass plate negative - Man holding north-western type of spe...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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These toys are for you to buy for your children and grandchildren

These toys are for you to buy for your children and grandchi...

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Notes
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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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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Our junk - on which we travelled for about 5 days. Coming down the Fu River from Kwerlin to Wuchow - 190 miles. Apl 1917

Our junk - on which we travelled for about 5 days. Coming do...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Boomerang, attributed to King Billy, Geelong, 1800s

Boomerang, attributed to King Billy, Geelong, 1800s

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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1800
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Hankow Special Emergency Corps. January 1927. H.Q

Hankow Special Emergency Corps. January 1927. H.Q

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Pair of metal spurs with black leather straps

Pair of metal spurs with black leather straps

Colledge Family collection
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Spurs
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Australia