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U.N. Decade for Women 1976-1985

U.N. Decade for Women 1976-1985

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative 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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Tin

Tin

Muriel Kelly collection
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Tins
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The Royal Visit to Western Australia 1954

The Royal Visit to Western Australia 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative books
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Western Australia, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Ivory seal, fetauring Chinese characters, in a small black leather case with a metal frame and clips

Ivory seal, fetauring Chinese characters, in a small black l...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Seals
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Order of the British Empire (OBE) awarded to Ellestan Joyce Dusting - full size with display case

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Ellestan Dusting collection no.2
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Awards
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Pin vice

Pin vice

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Vices
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Sugar cane cutting knife

Sugar cane cutting knife

Kaaren Sephton collection
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Knives
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Metal silver painted toy plane - Vickers Viking Air Liner. Dinky Model No 70c

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Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy vehicles
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Liverpool, Merseyside, England
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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Stage prop titled 'Lightening Stones'

Stage prop titled 'Lightening Stones'

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 2
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Props
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Desmonde Downing
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Cricket ball with a commemorative metal plate, engraved 'F. Blade from the N.S.W. Team...1933'

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Fern Blade collection
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Cricket balls
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Mrs Fern Blade
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1933
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Amber bead necklace

Amber bead necklace

Guna Kinne collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Latvia
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1950
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Johnny Warren's Soccer Coaching Clinic wheel chart

Johnny Warren's Soccer Coaching Clinic wheel chart

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Charts
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John N. Warren MBE OAM
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1978
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Convict love token from John Bloxidge, 1839

Convict love token from John Bloxidge, 1839

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Convict love token 1792

Convict love token 1792

Convict Love Token collection no. 2
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Convict love tokens
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1792
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Convict love token engraved to Ann Cartwright, 1838

Convict love token engraved to Ann Cartwright, 1838

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Rabbit radio-tracking collar

Rabbit radio-tracking collar

Pest Animal Control Cooperative Research Centre collection
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Radio transmitters
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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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Tjikalayi
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1954
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Brown leather holster for a hatchet or small axe

Brown leather holster for a hatchet or small axe

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Holsters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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Set of glasses for the Commonwealth Parliament

Set of glasses for the Commonwealth Parliament

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Drinking 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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Poster titled 'Be a champ stamp stamper - Don't let any stamp give you the slip! - Make a good impression

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Stanley roofing square

Stanley roofing square

George Henry Taylor collection
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Squares
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Stanley
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 5. Sturt Desert Pea

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 5. Sturt Desert Pea

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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Nine military medals and badges

Nine military medals and badges

Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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Military decorations
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Nuclear Free

Nuclear Free

Audrey Johnson collection
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Political badges
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Hand operated meat mincer

Hand operated meat mincer

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Meat mincers
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Black Devereux Bowly clock, brought to Australia by the Blaxland family in the early 1800's.

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Daryl Blaxland collection
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Mantel clocks
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Carriage supension spring

Carriage supension spring

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Horse drawn vehicle components
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Two razor blades in a leather case

Two razor blades in a leather case

Christine Marshall Cox collection
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Razor blades
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Metal Trunk

Metal Trunk

Ron Bell collection
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Trunks
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Glass sugar dispenser with a silver metal lid

Glass sugar dispenser with a silver metal lid

Margaret Alexander collection
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Sugar containers
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Santa Barbara, California, United States of America
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Dispensers Inc
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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, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Annan Fabrics
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1951
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting explorers Burke and Wills

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1860
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Hallman toy train steam-type locomotive

Hallman toy train steam-type locomotive

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy locomotives
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Clarinet case

Clarinet case

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Musical instrument cases
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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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Patjiparan
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1954
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Black metal lamp from a penny farthing bicycle

Black metal lamp from a penny farthing bicycle

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bicycle lamps
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Jos. Lucas & Sons
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O Gauge House model train set comprising NSW 36 Class locomotive and SA bogie flat wagon

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Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy trains
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Letter from Phillips Electrical Industries about the company's EIIR electric light decoration for the royal visit in 1954

Letter from Phillips Electrical Industries about the company...

Enid Treadgold collection
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Letters
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Phillips Electrical Industries
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1954
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Two letters, one an invitation from the Secretary to the Governor General inviting Enid Thompson to receive B.E.M. insignia and an acceptance of invitation.

Two letters, one an invitation from the Secretary to the Gov...

Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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Government House, Yarralumla, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Edna M. Thompson
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Japanese character type pieces

Japanese character type pieces

John and Sonoko de Boer collection
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Type pieces
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Super Sweetener

Super Sweetener

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Bourke Jubilee Show, 1951, Open Lady Rider, Miss Roach

Bourke Jubilee Show, 1951, Open Lady Rider, Miss Roach

Colledge Family collection
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Trophies
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Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1951
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Department of Agriculture Victoria 1908 'Dry Wine'

Department of Agriculture Victoria 1908 'Dry Wine'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1908
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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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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Narrow white cardboard box containing 15 paper items

Narrow white cardboard box containing 15 paper items

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display boxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1982
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Australian Bravery Decorations set, Bravery Medal

Australian Bravery Decorations set, Bravery Medal

Governor-General collection
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Medals
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Royal Australian Mint
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Patty pan tray

Patty pan tray

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Baking trays
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1960
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Calendar

Calendar

ET Fealy collection
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Calendars
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Cadbury's Chocolates, Olympic Games, Melbourne 1956

Cadbury's Chocolates, Olympic Games, Melbourne 1956

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Chocolate boxes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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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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'JIM McMAHON, CANBERRA' bookmaker's yellow wooden sign

'JIM McMAHON, CANBERRA' bookmaker's yellow wooden sign

Jim McMahon collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Type pieces

Type pieces

John and Sonoko de Boer collection
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Labour Selected and Endorsed Candidate.  Vote 1 J.T. Lang

Labour Selected and Endorsed Candidate. Vote 1 J.T. Lang

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 12
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Political badges
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New South Wales, Australia
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Hon John (Jack) T. Lang
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1920
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Soup spoon of nickel silver

Soup spoon of nickel silver

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Soup spoons
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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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Book with loose leaf titled Territory of Papua and New Guinea, Department of Native Affairs, Departmental Standing Instructions, General Field Administration

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Norm Wilson PNG Patrol Officer collection
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Instruction books
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Paris - Brest - Paris, 1891-1991 [cycling]

Paris - Brest - Paris, 1891-1991 [cycling]

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Commemorative badges
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Bunch of grapes and three leaves on a vine

Bunch of grapes and three leaves on a vine

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Brooches
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Souvenir teaspoon of the Prince and Princess of Wales

Souvenir teaspoon of the Prince and Princess of Wales

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Teaspoons
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Prince Charles P.
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1981
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Bridge Street, looking east

Bridge Street, looking east

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1849
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