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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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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Poster -

Poster - "1986 From the Year of Peace to the Century of Peac...

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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Square with a brass reinforced timber stock and a steel blade

Square with a brass reinforced timber stock and a steel blad...

John Docker collection
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Try squares
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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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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1980
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English women cricketers in Australia

English women cricketers in Australia

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Hand addressed envelope which contained letter

Hand addressed envelope which contained letter

Elsie Deane collection
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Envelopes
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South Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Alice Summers
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1937
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Walka designs from Ernabella

Walka designs 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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Bennett Tjkalayinya
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1954
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Ceramic tankard with an Australian scene on its side that is titled 'Mine Like a Plurry Drink'

Ceramic tankard with an Australian scene on its side that is...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 3
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Tankards
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Thomastown, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Robert Fowler Pottery Works
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1930
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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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Typed document with heading 'Odipis'

Typed document with heading 'Odipis'

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1946
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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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Poster -

Poster - "African National Congress"

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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Lead finial for gaol fence

Lead finial for gaol fence

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Finials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Soup spoon

Soup spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup spoons
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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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Peggy Antonio and Amy Hudson changing into their cricket cullottes 1937

Peggy Antonio and Amy Hudson changing into their cricket cul...

Elsie Deane collection
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Photographs
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England, United Kingdom
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Elsie Deane
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1937
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The Nation's Forum of the Air - Can Education Abolish War?

The Nation's Forum of the Air - Can Education Abolish War?

Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Booklets
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E C. Gare
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1946
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Piece of chalk used to mark shipping containers by Dutch immigrant dockside worker Harry Duyker

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Dr Edward Duyker collection no. 1
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Chalks
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Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Herman '. Duyker
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1980
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Elsie Deane and Winnie George taken garden setting. England 1937

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Elsie Deane collection
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Photographs
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England, United Kingdom
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Elsie Deane
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1937
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1963 Lightburn Zeta motor car

1963 Lightburn Zeta motor car

Lightburn collection
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Motor cars
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Camden, South Australia, Australia
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Lightburn & Co Ltd
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1963
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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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1937 Australian Women's Cricket Team

1937 Australian Women's Cricket Team

Elsie Deane collection
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Photographs
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London, England
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Adair
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1937
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'An Historic Retrospect on the occasion of the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of the Founding of Australia' - colour publication printed for the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of Australia, 1938.

'An Historic Retrospect on the occasion of the 150th Anniver...

Noble Numismatics collection
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Booklets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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S T Leigh & Co Pty Ltd
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1938
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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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