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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1916
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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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Napura
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1954
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Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensated balance

Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensa...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Prouds Ltd, Diamond Merchants & Jewellers
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1820
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Pastry board

Pastry board

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pastry boards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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Letter - Commandants' Office, Port Arthur, 6 February 1846

Letter - Commandants' Office, Port Arthur, 6 February 1846

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1846
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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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Stony Creek Falls and Bridge, Cairns Railway QLD No. 77

Stony Creek Falls and Bridge, Cairns Railway QLD No. 77

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Improvised water ladle from old billy and part broom handle

Improvised water ladle from old billy and part broom handle

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Ladles
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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1965
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Railway pendulum wall clock

Railway pendulum wall clock

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wall clocks
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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J M Wendt, Adelaide and Mount Gambier
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1887
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The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

Philip MacFarlane collection
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Books
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ion L. Idriess
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1948
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These toys are for you to buy for your children and grandchildren

These toys are for you to buy for your children and grandchi...

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Notes
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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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POST OFFICE, SYDNEY.

POST OFFICE, SYDNEY.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Fire Brigade Procession passing Post-Office Goulbourn, N.S.W

Fire Brigade Procession passing Post-Office Goulbourn, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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New South Wales Fire Brigade
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The Custom House, Sydney, 1 May 1906

The Custom House, Sydney, 1 May 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Deck of Commonwealth Railway playing cards

Deck of Commonwealth Railway playing cards

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 1
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Playing cards
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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1900
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Three bowls

Three bowls

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Portrait photograph of Aysha

Portrait photograph of Aysha

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Child's drawing by Waluli, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Waluli, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Waluli
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1954
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Toy potato masher

Toy potato masher

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Kitchen toys
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Mrs Eslee Bridge
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1920
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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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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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White looseleaf cardboard page titled

White looseleaf cardboard page titled "Display hints"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Instructional documents
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Poster for 'International Women's Day' 80th Aniversary, 1990

Poster for 'International Women's Day' 80th Aniversary, 1990

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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Badge featuring the famous image of the face of Che Guevara in negative, underscored with 'Resistance'

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Che Guevara
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1981
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Photo-micrographic apparatus stand and accessories

Photo-micrographic apparatus stand and accessories

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Photographic equipment
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Jena, Germany
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Carl Zeiss
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1920
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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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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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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing lures
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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Black plastic or rubber coated power cord with a two pin plug at one end and a two pin receiver on the other

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Ernest B Phillips collection
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Audio equipment accessories
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Japan
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Kawasaki Heavy Industries
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1960
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John Poole Marine Chronometer No 2659, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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John Poole
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1855
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Go / No go gauge

Go / No go gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Cadbury's Chocolates, Olympic Games, Melbourne 1956

Cadbury's Chocolates, Olympic Games, Melbourne 1956

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Chocolate boxes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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