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Hand-painted scarf by unknown artist, Ernabella SA

Hand-painted scarf by unknown artist, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Scarves
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Metal Trunk

Metal Trunk

Ron Bell collection
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Trunks
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Double outrigger canoe named Kulbasaibai, from Saibai Island in the Torres Strait

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Saibai Island Council collection
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Canoes
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Fly River, Papua New Guinea
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Saibai Island Council
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2000
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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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Recycled wood tool box

Recycled wood tool box

Phillip Porta collection
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Tool boxes
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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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Pencils

Pencils

Bridge Family collection no. 3
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Pencils
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Pair of silver boot earrings

Pair of silver boot earrings

Moree Bootscooters collection
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Earrings
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Batting pads

Batting pads

Macks Southwell collection
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Cricket equipment
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Leather satchel and masonic contents

Leather satchel and masonic contents

John Moore collection
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Satchels
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Blue and white soft cover excercise book containing various newsclippings

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Nance Pownall collection
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Scrapbooks
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Nancy M. Pownall
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1937
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Fork

Fork

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Forks
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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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Byelorussian coat of arms, and jeweller's case

Byelorussian coat of arms, and jeweller's case

Anatol Hrynko collection
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Badges
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Pair of wooden splints for arms

Pair of wooden splints for arms

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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White pillowcase with cotton ties

White pillowcase with cotton ties

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Bifold brass plate for punching braille

Bifold brass plate for punching braille

Dulcie May Magnus collection
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Braillers
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Dessert spoon

Dessert spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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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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Gold coloured metal badge in the shape of a kangaroo inside a wish bone

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Reverend John Grosse collection
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Badges
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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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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1954
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Mantel clock with pendulum and key presented to James Pitkeathly in 1930

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James Pitkeathly collection no. 1
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Mantel clocks
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Poster titled 'Advance Australia Where?'

Poster titled 'Advance Australia Where?'

Lorraine Coutts collection
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Posters
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Aboriginal Tent Embassy, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Terri...
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National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee
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1992
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Mayawara Minutjukur
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1954
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Black and white framed photograph of the four Faithfull brothers involved in the bushranger incident

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Henry Y. Dorner
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Renown toy train steam locomotive

Renown toy train steam locomotive

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy locomotives
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Five large watercolour brushes

Five large watercolour brushes

Margaret Coen collection
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Paintbrushes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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1970
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Blue hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career, 1975-1976

Blue hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [J...

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Scrapbooks
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John N. Warren MBE OAM
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Camisole

Camisole

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Camisoles
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1900
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Pair of split seed earrings

Pair of split seed earrings

Clara Thompson collection
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Earrings
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Borroloola, Northern Territory, Australia
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Miss Clara Thompson
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1992
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Red glass ball on wire

Red glass ball on wire

Alison Steele collection
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Christmas decorations
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People of Nuclear Disarmament Illawarra

People of Nuclear Disarmament Illawarra

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Rug needle

Rug needle

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Needles
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C. Blythe from the 1901-02 English Cricket Team to Australia

C. Blythe from the 1901-02 English Cricket Team to Australia

Nanette Ward collection
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Commemorative badges
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Whitehead and Hoag
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Dobbie Son & Hutton Marine Chronometer No 5475, with accessories in a wooden case, used in HMAS Australia

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dobbie Son & Hutton
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1942
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Colander

Colander

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Colanders
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Convict love token from G. Holt, 1822

Convict love token from G. Holt, 1822

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Enamel laundry tub

Enamel laundry tub

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Laundry equipment
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1930
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Ornamental belt

Ornamental belt

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Belts
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1875
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Whisk

Whisk

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Kitchenware
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Edna Davey's swimming trophy with base

Edna Davey's swimming trophy with base

Suzanne Clubb collection
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Trophies
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Red, white and green felt cap with badges and charms attached and an elastic chin strap

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Caps
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1951
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Holden tiepin

Holden tiepin

Jack Heenan collection
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Tiepins
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GM Holden Ltd
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1970
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Ratemeter

Ratemeter

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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Vehicle compliance plate for Prototype No. 1 Holden sedan

Vehicle compliance plate for Prototype No. 1 Holden sedan

Ian Metherall collection
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Motor car components
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Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
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1946
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Souvenir of the first ever Test Match between England and Australia in Queensland, 1934-35

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Lorna Smith collection
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Programs
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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The Read Press Pty Ltd
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1934
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Darlington P.S. Celebrates International Year of Indigenous Peoples, 1993

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Darlington Public School collection
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Commemorative badges
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Darlington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Darlington Public School
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1993
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Black metal

Black metal "Winner" brand, hand operated sewing machine

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Sewing machines
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United States of America
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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The Victorian Naturalist

The Victorian Naturalist

Jean Galbraith collection
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Journals
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Latvian red felt headdress

Latvian red felt headdress

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Headdresses
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Riga, Latvia
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Unknown
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