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Prison warden, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Prison warden, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Gibsons Beach Watsons Bay NSW

Gibsons Beach Watsons Bay NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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Petrol ration ticket

Petrol ration ticket

Irene Kopievsky Ben Chifley Tie collection
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Ration cards
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Australia
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Commonwealth Liquid Fuel Control Board
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1940
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Orange synthetic mesh hat decorated with a navy blue Papal emblem, and 'Papal Visit 1986'

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Papal Visit Office collection
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Caps
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Australia
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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Coogee Bay Sydney NSW

Coogee Bay Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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Australian porcupine [echidna]

Australian porcupine [echidna]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Embroidered pocket from Australian Women's Cricket Team blazer worn by Ruby Lee, 1934-1935, sewn onto green woollen jacket

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Ruby Lee collection
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Jackets
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1934
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Letter from Chief Commissioner's Office, Adelaide

Letter from Chief Commissioner's Office, Adelaide

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Letters
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Australia
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Mr William A. Webb
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1923
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Monocular microscope used for the scientific study of algae by phycologist Valerie May

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Valerie Jones collection
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Microscopes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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Program for the English Women's XI tour of Australia, 1948-9

Program for the English Women's XI tour of Australia, 1948-9

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Programs
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Australia
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Sue Summers
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1948
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Good luck be with you

Good luck be with you

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative - Sand deposited between kitchen and meat house during a single sandstorm, Miranda Station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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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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1919
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Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Shovels
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Baron Thomas Denman
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1912
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Envelope containing letter of thanks for sympathy card

Envelope containing letter of thanks for sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Letters
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1910
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U.N. Decade for Women 1976-1985

U.N. Decade for Women 1976-1985

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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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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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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Quadrupede nomme KANGUROO, trouve fur la Cote de la Nle Hollande

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Eighteenth Century Stubbsian Kangaroo Engravings collection
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Prints
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Australia
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1774
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Two copies of a Papal Bulletin, November 1986

Two copies of a Papal Bulletin, November 1986

Papal Visit Office collection
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Newspapers
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Australia
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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Whites go home - Celebration of a Nation '88

Whites go home - Celebration of a Nation '88

Geoff Hook collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1988
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Plastic bag with Union of Australian Women Declares Peace on the World

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plastic bags
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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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The enemy

The enemy

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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TO QUARANTINE LAUNCH AEDES

TO QUARANTINE LAUNCH AEDES

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Signs
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Torrens Island, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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1930
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Joe Gordon at Dainers Gap 1951

Joe Gordon at Dainers Gap 1951

Snowy Scheme - Joe Gordon collection
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Photographs
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Dainers Gap, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Joe Gordon
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1951
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'Subject No.6 - Women' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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Menu for the Australian Women's Cricket Council Jubilee Dinner, 1935-85, Melbourne Cricket Ground, 30 January 1985

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Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Menus
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Women's Cricket Council
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1985
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Australia
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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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'Subject No.10 - Achievers' bicentennial commemorative milk cartons

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1988
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Companion brand blowtorch

Companion brand blowtorch

George and Mary Weir collection
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Blowtorches
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Sweden
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Max Sievert AB
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1949
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Peace

Peace

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Australia
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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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Sunny Stories Photo Album : Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret

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Daphne Mabbott collection
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Booklets
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England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1951
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An Australian Grazing Scene

An Australian Grazing Scene

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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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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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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Dial gauge

Dial 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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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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Small metal compression spring

Small metal compression spring

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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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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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1973
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Metal grooving tool

Metal grooving tool

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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Two copies of single page instructional documents to accompany invitations

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Papal Visit Office collection
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Instruction leaflets
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Australia
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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Australian Federated Union of Locomotive Enginemen, Victorian Division

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Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Australia
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Australian Federated Union of Locomotive Enginemen
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1915
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Glass plate negative - An episode in the great fire ceremony, Forrest River mission, 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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'Subject No.3 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

'Subject No.3 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

ACT Milk Authority collection
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