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Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, made in Orbost, Victoria, in the late 1800s

Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, mad...

Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Helena E. Roadknight
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1870
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The bullock team

The bullock team

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Percy R. Campbell
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Letter

Letter

E Redlich collection
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Reverend Allan G. Rankine
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1961
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Papal Visit 1986 vest

Papal Visit 1986 vest

Papal Visit Office collection
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Vests
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Australia
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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Papal Visit 1986 vest

Papal Visit 1986 vest

Papal Visit Office collection
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Vests
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Australia
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accessories, trunk, spanner and jack

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Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Concord, New Hampshire, United States of America
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Abbott-Downing Company
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1854
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Ticket for the European premier of The Sundowners, Leicester 1961

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Bernard Freedman collection no. 2
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Theatre tickets
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1961
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Slip block

Slip block

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Breaking camp

Breaking camp

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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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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Black and white promotional postcard photograph of the cast from Bunkey-doo around a 2GB microphone

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB, Sydney
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1935
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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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Small magnifying glass, given to astronomer William Bayly by Captain James Cook on his third voyage

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Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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Magnifying glasses
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Australia
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William Bayly
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1776
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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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Unknown
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1954
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Rotary burr

Rotary burr

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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We Want Gough!

We Want Gough!

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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1976
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George Street, Sydney

George Street, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Art Series
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Untitled painting, by Wendy Feifar-Nannup, 1976

Untitled painting, by Wendy Feifar-Nannup, 1976

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Oil paintings
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Fremantle, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Wendy Feifar-Nannup
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1976
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'Subject No.7 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk cartons

'Subject No.7 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk cartons

ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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Timber handle for a hand saw

Timber handle for a hand saw

John Docker collection
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Tool handles
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Philadelphia, United States of America
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Henry Disston & Sons
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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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Glass plate negative - Humbert River station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

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

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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Untitled painting depicting landscape with white eucalypt in foreground, by Wendy Feifar-Nannup, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Watercolour paintings
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Fremantle, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Wendy Feifar-Nannup
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1976
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Child's drawing by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Handmade miner's lunch box

Handmade miner's lunch box

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Food storage containers
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1940
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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Invitations
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Mrs Margot Child
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1976
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Bed linen with nursery design

Bed linen with nursery design

Gwyneth Ottrey collection
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Bed linen
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Florence O. Ottrey
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1945
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IYY [International Year of Youth]

IYY [International Year of Youth]

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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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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Oil painting of Mount Ainslie viewed from Russell Hill, Canberra, 1955

Oil painting of Mount Ainslie viewed from Russell Hill, Canb...

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Oil paintings
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Mount Ainslie, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Petronella Wensing
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1955
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May Day 1979 World Peace IYC

May Day 1979 World Peace IYC

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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Wages book

Wages book

J B Young Ltd collection
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Wages books
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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J B Young Holdings Ltd
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1946
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'Carpet Snake Dreaming', painted by Toby Brown Tjampitjinpa, 1976

'Carpet Snake Dre