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Nine people gathering plants in a river in front of a row of houses

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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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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Hector the Cat's Road Safety Game

Hector the Cat's Road Safety Game

Ian Yeaman collection
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Board games
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Road Safety Council of the Australian Capital Territory Inc
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1971
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Convict-made brick with an 'O' stamped in the centre of one face

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David Westcott collection no. 4
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Convict bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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John Onus
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1833
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A quiet day with Mother tea-towel

A quiet day with Mother tea-towel

Union of Australian Women collection
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Tea-towels
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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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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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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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Cheer-Up Society

Cheer-Up Society

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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South Australia, Australia
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Cheer-Up Society
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1914
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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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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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Dictating and transcribing machine

Dictating and transcribing machine

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Office machines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Grundig Intermedia GmbH
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1960
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United Nations' Decade for Women 1976-1985

United Nations' 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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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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Angkunanya
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1954
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Chasm Is.

Chasm Is.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Baijimma
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1969
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Guard, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Guard, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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The Blind Man.

The Blind Man.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nandabitta
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1969
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Three Fasciolariidae Peristernia Ustulata shells.

Three Fasciolariidae Peristernia Ustulata shells.

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Ebony walking stick presented to Sir George Houstoun Reid by Lloyd George on 27 March 1917

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Anne Fairbairn collection no. 4
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Walking-sticks
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Sir George H. Reid
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1897
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Lemon coloured semi-circular tatted tea cosy

Lemon coloured semi-circular tatted tea cosy

Lois Grosse collection
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Tea-cosies
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Hampden, South Australia, Australia
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Vera E. Ottens
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1935
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Skull rack

Skull rack

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1918
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Old Burra Mine Australia Day, Burra Aug 10, 1918

Old Burra Mine Australia Day, Burra Aug 10, 1918

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Burra, South Australia, Australia
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Australian Red Cross Society
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1918
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1963
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Photograph of a view of a pagoda with a two tiered roof, enclosed by a stone wall with several arches

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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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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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly shaking hands with an unidentified bald man

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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China
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1963
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Latvian red ankle length costume skirt with embroidery

Latvian red ankle length costume skirt with embroidery

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Skirts
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Riga, Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1941
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Poster 'Pas de Bombes'

Poster 'Pas de Bombes'

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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France
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Government of France
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1966
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Hair brush and comb set

Hair brush and comb set

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Hair care equipment
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London, England
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Mappin & Webb Ltd
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1913
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Referee and players from Australia and Israel during a World Cup elimination game in Sydney in 1969

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John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1969
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Hafted stone ground edge hatchet, with a handle of bent split wood

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Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Lake Hindmarsh, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Issued by the Department of Defence to the Women of Australia - For Duty Done

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Bothwell Museum collection
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Military badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Stokes & Sons
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1914
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Government House

Government House

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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1849
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Australian Army brass collar badge

Australian Army brass collar badge

Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Military badges
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Egypt
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Alison H. Oliver
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1915
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Boab nut incised with landscape design

Boab nut incised with landscape design