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Aborigines watching the Birdsville races from a mound of bottles. August, 1953

Aborigines watching the Birdsville races from a mound of bot...

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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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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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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Fastening pin for latch on chronometer

Fastening pin for latch on chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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Wooden wool depth measure, used by professional shearer Colin Davis on Merriville Estate

Wooden wool depth measure, used by professional shearer Coli...

Colin Davis collection
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Measuring instruments
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Murrumbateman, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Colin Davis
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1946
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Pair of outside calipers

Pair of outside calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Outside calipers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Timber marking gauge

Timber marking gauge

John Docker collection
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Marking gauges
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Sheffield, England
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William Marples & Son
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1920
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Snowy Mountains

Snowy Mountains

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Pennants
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Screencraft
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1950
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Scout's Metalworker badge certificate

Scout's Metalworker 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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1944
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Randwick Freemasons 1921-1971

Randwick Freemasons 1921-1971

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Commemorative badges
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Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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1921
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Latvian white, red and grey costume blouse

Latvian white, red and grey costume blouse

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Blouses
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Riga, Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1939
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White pillowcase with cotton ties

White pillowcase with cotton ties

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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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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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 tray

Metal tray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Trays
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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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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
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Happy New Year! The Western Star Hotel, Windorah. January, 1953

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Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Windorah, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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Model replica of of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation coach

Model replica of of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation coach

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Toy horse drawn coaches
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London, England
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Lesney Products & Co Ltd
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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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Official opening, the new nursing home, Birdsville. Wednesday, 1953

Official opening, the new nursing home, Birdsville. Wednesda...

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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2GB picnic with family and friends

2GB picnic with family and friends

Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB Blue Birds Club
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1935
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White china bowl

White china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1953
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Poster titled 'Be a champ stamp stamper - Don't let any stamp give you the slip! - Make a good impression

Poster titled 'Be a champ stamp stamper - Don't let any stam...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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large scrapbook with red hardcover containing newspaper clippinps from 1946 to about 1960 largely relating to Emilie Roach and her contemporaries in the Show circuit

large scrapbook with red hardcover containing newspaper clip...

Colledge Family collection
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Scrapbooks
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1945
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Custom-made hay baling hooks

Custom-made hay baling hooks

Barry Cranston collection
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Hooks
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Jack plane with a timber body and a steel blade

Jack plane with a timber body and a steel blade

John Docker collection
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Jack planes
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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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Two Scouts from 1st Surry Hills Troop. Barry Williams and Garry Wilson

Two Scouts from 1st Surry Hills Troop. Barry Williams and Ga...

Barry Williams collection
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Photographs
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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Hand out key Campbell St Gaol, 1837-1961

Hand out key Campbell St Gaol, 1837-1961

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Swing tags
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.19. Illyarrie

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.19. Illyarrie

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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Copper-bearing ore sample

Copper-bearing ore sample

Norman Parker collection
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Geological specimens
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Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Norman Parker
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1952
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Tape measure

Tape measure

George O Crawford collection
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Tape measures
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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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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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Minton 'Kings Service' china entree plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

Minton 'Kings Service' china entree plate bearing the coat-o...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Entree plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Glass bowl