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Engraved boab nut 'Mortuary Rites 1' by Jack Wherra

Engraved boab nut 'Mortuary Rites 1' by Jack Wherra

Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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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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Image of a woman and a dove

Image of a woman and a dove

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Christmas card (kangaroo) from Ronnie McPhee to the McPhee family during World War I

Christmas card (kangaroo) from Ronnie McPhee to the McPhee f...

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Christmas cards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Fastening pin for latch on chronometer

Fastening pin for latch on chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Square with a brass reinforced timber stock and a steel blade

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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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Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Una May Irvine collection no. 2
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Hair rollers
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Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1900
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Vote 1 Grassby

Vote 1 Grassby

Al Grassby collection
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Advertising leaflets
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Griffith, New South Wales, Australia
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Hon Al J. Grassby
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1965
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William Percy Faithfull, 15 December 1911

William Percy Faithfull, 15 December 1911

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Tesla Studios
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1911
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Poster for 'International Women's Day', 1992

Poster for 'International Women's Day', 1992

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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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

John Docker collection
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Mallets
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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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Cymatiidae Septa Partenopea

Cymatiidae Septa Partenopea

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Waipu, North Island, New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1966
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Nifty Perfume

Nifty Perfume

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Scout Barry Williams squatting down to chop a log with a hatchet.

Scout Barry Williams squatting down to chop a log with a hat...

Barry Williams collection
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Photographs
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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Set of three glasses

Set of three glasses

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Glasses
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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Handbell - Note A# Octave 5 Pattern 10

Handbell - Note A# Octave 5 Pattern 10

Jennifer Anne Murphy collection
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Musical instruments
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London, England
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Whitechapel Bell Foundry
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1910
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Muriel McPhee's personalised greeting card

Muriel McPhee's personalised greeting card

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Greeting cards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Dinner, Thursday, 14th July, 1966.

Dinner, Thursday, 14th July, 1966.

William Fryer collection
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Menus
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr William '. Fryer
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1966
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Peace Now!

Peace Now!

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Small cream coiled open weave plastic 'crinoline' hat

Small cream coiled open weave plastic 'crinoline' hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hats
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1940
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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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Springfield - Side view of house about 1980

Springfield - Side view of house about 1980

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Henry Y. Dorner
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1980
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Monocular microscope used for the scientific study of algae by phycologist Valerie May

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Valerie Jones collection
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Microscopes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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Club from Namoi River, New South Wales, 1911

Club from Namoi River, New South Wales, 1911

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Namoi River, New South Wales, Australia
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1911
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Child's drawing by Ulapuntu, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Ulapuntu, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ulapuntu
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1954
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Pair of worn brown leather gloves worn by non-denominational missionary Ernest Kramer

Pair of worn brown leather gloves worn by non-denominational...

Colin, Faith and Mary Kramer collection
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Gloves
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England
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