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Exercise book used as a scrapbook during Lois Grosse's (nee Ottens) school years.

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Lois Grosse collection
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Scrapbooks
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rigby Limited
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1953
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Wharfie's hook used by Aboriginal activist Joe McGinness when he worked on the wharves in Cairns, 1950s

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Joe McGinness collection
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Hooks
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Joe McGinness
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1950
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Wooden ruler advertising Hobart Savings Bank

Wooden ruler advertising Hobart Savings Bank

Bothwell Museum collection
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Promotional material
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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1960
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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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Peace Now!

Peace Now!

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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The Royal Tour: Outward Bound

The Royal Tour: Outward Bound

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative books
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Pair of metal spurs with brown leather straps

Pair of metal spurs with brown 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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The Illustrated London News 28 November 1953

The Illustrated London News 28 November 1953

Marion Butcher collection
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Magazines
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Child's drawing from Ernabella

Child's drawing 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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Goodwin
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1954
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka 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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Unknown
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1954
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Bale hook used by Dutch immigrant dockside worker Harry Duyker, 1950-1960s

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Dr Edward Duyker collection no. 1
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Hooks
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Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Herman '. Duyker
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1954
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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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Tjalara
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1954
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Replica fat lamp in a tin, as made at Wallaga Lake Aboriginal Mission during the 1930s

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Eileen Morgan collection
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Lamps
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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1993
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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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Tjalara
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1954
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular plate with rounded edges

Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular pla...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Balances
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SNOCOM computer used by the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority

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University of Sydney School of Engineering collection
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Computer components
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University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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School of Electrical Engineering, University of Sydney
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1958
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Pigmented split palm leaf armband

Pigmented split palm leaf armband

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Armbands
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Key

Key

Colledge Family collection
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Keys
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Holden tiepin

Holden tiepin

Jack Heenan collection
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Tiepins
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GM Holden Ltd
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1956
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "AAA"

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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South Australia Coronation Celebrations, Queen Elizabeth II, Official Programme, 31 May to 6 June 1953

South Australia Coronation Celebrations, Queen Elizabeth II,...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Programs
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South Australia, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Pokerwork snake, Ernabella SA

Pokerwork snake, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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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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Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a Post Office

Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bowls
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Pair of slippers made from wood, leather, cloth and gold thread, Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

Pair of slippers made from wood, leather, cloth and gold thr...

George Pappas collection no. 1
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Slippers
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Birdsville Nursing Home

Birdsville Nursing Home

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Birdsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Lamps
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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The Pyle-National Company
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1924
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Entree card for the Official Opening of Tumut 2 Project

Entree card for the Official Opening of Tumut 2 Project

Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Cards
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority
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1962
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Minton 'Kings Service' china coffee cup bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

Minton 'Kings Service' china coffee cup bearing the coat-of-...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Coffee cups
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Fowler's Vacola sauce bottle

Fowler's Vacola sauce bottle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving bottles
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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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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Pair of strap-on roller skates from around 1965

Pair of strap-on roller skates from around 1965

Margaret Alexander collection no. 2
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Roller-skates
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1960
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Make-do pine packing case cupboard

Make-do pine packing case cupboard

Lyn Cousins and Chris Tyrell collection
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Cupboards
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Towamba, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ernest Smith
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1897
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Wolseley-Lister mechanical shearing handpiece used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

Wolseley-Lister mechanical shearing handpiece used at 'Rocky...

Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Shearing equipment
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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The Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Company
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1910
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White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Australia, inaugural flight, Boeing 707 Jet Service, Sydney-Honolulu, 29 July 1959, QANTAS Empire Airways'

White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Aust...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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