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Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern on the underside

Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern o...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkwells
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Letter holder

Letter holder

Union of Australian Women collection
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Letter holders
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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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Envelope and letter addressed to William Pitt Faithfull, 14 December 1881

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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1881
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Navy blue feathered headpiece worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Navy blue feathered headpiece worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Headwear
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New York, United States of America
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Bloomingdale's
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1955
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Opening of Parliament

Opening of Parliament

Marcia Rankin collection
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Oil paintings
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Sir Ivor H. Hele CBE
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1954
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"1937 to England" (Sue Summers)

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Notes
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England, United Kingdom
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Sue Summers
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1937
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Bore gauge

Bore gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Cassididae Phalium Pyrum forma Stadiale

Cassididae Phalium Pyrum forma Stadiale

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1955
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Menu card from the White Heather Cricket Club

Menu card from the White Heather Cricket Club

Nance Pownall collection
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Menus
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England, United Kingdom
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White Heather Women's Cricket Club
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1937
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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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The Listener in Test Cricket

The Listener in Test Cricket

Elsie Deane collection
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Edgar E Baillie
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1948
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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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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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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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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1788
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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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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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Ngintya
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1954
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Aqua domed chiffon hat with circular leaf layering worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

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Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Headwear
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London, England
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Sainte Claire
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1955
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White china mixing bowls

White china mixing bowls

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Mixing bowls
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1950
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Fork

Fork