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Medallion to commemorate 50 years of the Commonwealth of Australia's Federation, 1901-1951

Medallion to commemorate 50 years of the Commonwealth of Aus...

Sydney Collectables Auction collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Elischer
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1950
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Square cotton handkerchief commemorating the coronation of King George VI

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Handkerchiefs
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Australia
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King George VI
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1935
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Aftermath of accident involving Bedford bus which went off the Island Bend-Guthega road avoiding a semi-trailer on its way up the hill...

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Snowy Scheme - Joe Gordon collection
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Photographs
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Island Bend, Kosciusko National Park, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Authority
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1951
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Precision ground flat stock gauge setting piece

Precision ground flat stock gauge setting piece

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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Pair of Scout uniform brassards

Pair of Scout uniform brassards

Barry Williams collection
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Uniform accessories
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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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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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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Water rat skin cape made from over 50 pelts

Water rat skin cape made from over 50 pelts

Hinchley Family collection
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Evening capes
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Schultz Tannery
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1940
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Vietnam Aid Appeal 1972

Vietnam Aid Appeal 1972

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Charity badges
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New Zealand
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1972
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Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [second of a pair]

Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [second of a pair]

Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Unknown
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1935
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Brown, grey and black patterned sleeveless dress with black belt, worn by Lindy Chamberlain

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 2
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Dresses
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Australia
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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Tablecloth and four serviettes

Tablecloth and four serviettes

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1930
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First day cover issued by Australia Post for the opening of Parliament House Canberra on 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1988
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Poster -

Poster - "Australians for Nuclear Disarmament"

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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Minute book for the Australian Women's Cricket Council 1936-1950

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Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Books
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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John Sands Pty Ltd
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1935
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Ruby Lee playing cricket

Ruby Lee playing cricket

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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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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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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Robbery Under Arms, No. 2

Robbery Under Arms, No. 2

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Charles Hammond
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Carpenter's right-angled metal square

Carpenter's right-angled metal square

Giovanni Barresi collection
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Carpenters squares
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Vizzini, Sicily, Catania, Italy
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Mr Giovanni Barresi
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1952
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Dolly clothes peg

Dolly clothes peg

Margaret Heap collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1950
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Poster featuring a photograph of a banner that reads 'Commonwealth of Australia. Trust the women mother as I have done'

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Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Posters
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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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Womens' cricketing team lined up one behind the other on stairs

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Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Portrait of a woman, Ooldea, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Fowler's Vacola Jar no. 28

Fowler's Vacola Jar no. 28

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving jars
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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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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1900
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Government of Inflation

Government of Inflation

John Beagle collection
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Handbills
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Sydney-Apollo Printing Pty Ltd
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1972
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Two copies of single page instructional documents to accompany invitations

Two copies of single page instructional documents to accompa...

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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Ballet, painting by Aileen Motton 1951

Ballet, painting by Aileen Motton 1951

Aileen Motton collection
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Paintings
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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Aileen Motton
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1951
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Patons & Baldwins knitting pattern for bathing suits for children

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Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Knitting patterns
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Australia
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Paton & Baldwins (A/Asia) Ltd
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1916
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View Falls, Sherbrook Gully

View Falls, Sherbrook Gully

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pride of Australia

Pride of Australia

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1991
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Picturesque Isles Of The South Seas

Picturesque Isles Of The South Seas

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Books
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1934
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Handcarved Lithuanian folk figure 'Friendly-Devil'

Handcarved Lithuanian folk figure 'Friendly-Devil'

O Szentimrey collection
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Wood carvings
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Australia
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1950
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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

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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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1922
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A Happy Christmas

A Happy Christmas

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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Plant fibre basket

Plant fibre basket

Odette O'Neill collection
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Baskets
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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