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Pebble from Lake Pedder, referred to as a Pedder Penny

Pebble from Lake Pedder, referred to as a Pedder Penny

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Geological specimens
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Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
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1971
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Scout's National Service badge certificate

Scout's National Service badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1942
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Cooma NSW, Gateway to the Snowy Mountains

Cooma NSW, Gateway to the Snowy Mountains

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Pennants
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Helen Jensma
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1950
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Set of eight children's glasses

Set of eight children's glasses

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Glasses
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1960
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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Miniature medals including a George V Jubilee Medal from 1935, a George VI Coronation Medal from 1937 and a Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal from 1953

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Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Medals
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England
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Dame Pattie Menzies
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1935
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Felt bag containing eight drill bits

Felt bag containing eight drill bits

John Docker collection
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Drill bits
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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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Pencil drawing in Papunya style by Uta Uta Tjangala, Pintupi, 1971

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Papunya Art 2008 collection
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Pencil drawings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1971
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Elliptical concave wooden container

Elliptical concave wooden container

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Containers
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1963
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Carpenter's saw

Carpenter's saw

George and Mary Weir collection
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Woodworking saws
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Sheffield, England
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James Brothers & Co
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1949
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Profile of a woman and a dove

Profile of a woman and a dove

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political 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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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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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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Metal rule

Metal 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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Poster for 'International Women's Day'

Poster for 'International Women's Day'

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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Foot switch

Foot switch

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Office machines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Grundig Intermedia GmbH
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1960
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Registration card - Bonegilla Reception and Training Centre

Registration card - Bonegilla Reception and Training Centre

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Cards
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Bonegilla, Victoria, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1953
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Child's drawing by Tyimpayi, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Tyimpayi, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tyimpayi
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1954
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Foot switch

Foot switch

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Office machines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Grundig Intermedia GmbH
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1960
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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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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Betty Kutungu
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1954
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Handmade white oval linen table centre with fancyworked flowers

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Miniature dividers

Miniature dividers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Measuring instruments
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Green, brown and yellow strip of cardboard with white tabs at each end representing a kookaburra's nest

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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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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Printed document

Printed document

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1945
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Snowy Mountains Authority, Cabramurra

Snowy Mountains Authority, Cabramurra

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cabramurra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1950
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Red metal post box on four legs

Red metal post box on four legs

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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1930
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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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Mrs Alex Rabig's lubra,

Mrs Alex Rabig's lubra, "RUBY", Birdsville. January, 1953

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Birdsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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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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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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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 4 Cooktown Orchid

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 4 Cooktown Orchid

Joyce Knife collection
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Matchboxes
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Cremorne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bryant and May
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1950
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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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Photograph of 'roadside across lake to Yarralumla Nursery headland, 1971'

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Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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Yarralumla, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1971
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Fork

Fork

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Forks
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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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'Vietnam and the Australian Working Class', a paper presented to the National Anti-War Conference by Phil Sandford

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Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Theses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Phil Sandford
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1971
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