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Set of nine metal weights

Set of nine metal weights

Australia Post Historical collection
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Weights
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Typed document on only half a page

Typed document on only half a page

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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Illuminated address to William Barbour

Illuminated address to William Barbour

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Illuminated addresses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1907
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Necklace of various seed pods

Necklace of various seed pods

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Necklaces
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1994
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The final burial (aka A burial ceremony), work on paper, Yirrkla, 1948

The final burial (aka A burial ceremony), work on paper, Yir...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Cast iron prison key

Cast iron prison key

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Movement Order for Immigration to Australia 1950

Movement Order for Immigration to Australia 1950

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Documents
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Asten, Austria
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1950
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I am a Woman for Peace

I am a Woman for Peace

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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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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Abstract design from Ernabella

Abstract design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Pastel drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Intjilanya
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1951
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Hand saw

Hand saw

George O Crawford collection
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Saws
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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White cotton pillowcase

White cotton pillowcase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Guthega Dam under construction, 1953

Guthega Dam under construction, 1953

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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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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Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Scotland
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Mr George Ranken
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1821
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Taylors Beach Vaucluse NSW

Taylors Beach Vaucluse 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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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Odette O'Neill collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Letter from Rose Rasey to 'My Dearest Dorothy', 17 December 1945

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RG Bain collection
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Letters
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Ms Rose S. Rasey
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1945
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Khaki socks with two green stripes

Khaki socks with two green stripes

Dr Stephen Jani collection
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Socks
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Dr Istvan Jani
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1950
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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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Woodwork tool

Woodwork tool

George O Crawford collection
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Woodworking tools
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.32. Whale

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.32. Whale

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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Scout's 1st Cords badge certificate

Scout's 1st Cords 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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1946
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Scout's Fireman badge certificate

Scout's Fireman 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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1943
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The Royal Tour: New Zealand

The Royal Tour: New Zealand

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative books
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New Zealand
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Club

Club

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Clubs
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Unknown
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Grade 2 exercise book used by Lois Grosse (nee Ottens) when attending Brinkworth Area School

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Lois Grosse collection
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Exercise books
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Brinkworth, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1945
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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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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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Dessert spoon

Dessert spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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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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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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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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The Royal Empire Society News, 1953

The Royal Empire Society News, 1953

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Newsletters
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Typewritten document giving birth details of Jan Checinski

Typewritten document giving birth details of Jan Checinski

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Genealogical documents
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Poland
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1945
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Swordstick or swordcane that resembles a walking stick

Swordstick or swordcane that resembles a walking stick

Terrylea Reynolds collection
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Swordsticks
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Toledo, Spain
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Major General George A. Vasey CB, CBE, DSO
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1927
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Plastic-coated calico coaster printed with an Aboriginal-inspired motif, made by Annan Fabrics, Sydney

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Wal Beckhouse collection
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Coasters
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Mosman, S