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1926 Crossley Landaulette 'Canberra' car used for the 1927 Royal Tour and at the opening of Parliament House

1926 Crossley Landaulette 'Canberra' car used for the 1927 R...

Victor Alberts collection no. 1
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Motor cars
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Manchester, England
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Crossley Motors Ltd
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1926
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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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Ngintya
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1954
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Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1981
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Postcard depicting-The Gateway Wylde Street Potts Point NSW

Postcard depicting-The Gateway Wylde Street Potts Point NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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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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White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup bowls
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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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Print of three hooded figures, by Mini Heath, 1986

Print of three hooded figures, by Mini Heath, 1986

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mini Heath
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1986
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Tonbridge CND

Tonbridge CND

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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Stop Star Wars

Stop Star Wars

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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The Strategic Defense Initiative Organization
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1981
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I Support Aboriginal Land Rights

I Support Aboriginal Land Rights

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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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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Entrance to Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Entrance to 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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Power in Tasmania

Power in Tasmania

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Books
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Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Peter Thompson
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1981
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Containers
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Njinawanga
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1981
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Souvenir plate - Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir plate - Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1986
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Red woollen crocheted beret-style hat worn by Roma Dulhunty

Red woollen crocheted beret-style hat worn by Roma Dulhunty

John and Roma Dulhunty collection
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Berets
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Roma Dulhunty
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1976
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Dolly clothes peg

Dolly clothes peg

Margaret Heap 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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1950
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Portrait photograph of an unidentified woman with light wavy hair

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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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Souvenir teaspoon of the Prince and Princess of Wales

Souvenir teaspoon of the Prince and Princess of Wales

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Teaspoons
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Prince Charles P.
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1981
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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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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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Tjariya (. Stanley
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1954
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Toy dustpan

Toy dustpan

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Cleaning toys
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Mrs Helen Jensma
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1950
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Square white cotton table centre cloth made by Una May Roadknight at Orbost, Victoria, in 1906

Square white cotton table centre cloth made by Una May Roadk...

Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1906
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May Day 1979 World Peace IYC

May Day 1979 World Peace IYC

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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Goulburn St School students with Streets for Peace banne

Goulburn St School students with Streets for Peace banne

Streets for Peace collection
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Photographs
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Tasmanian Mercury
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1987
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Metal tray

Metal tray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Trays
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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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Leaflet titled Why Christians for Peace?

Leaflet titled Why Christians for Peace?

Hobart Peace Centre collection
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Leaflets
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Christians for Peace, Tasmania
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1983
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Capparis lucida

Capparis lucida

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Acrylic painting by Tjinkuma, Ernabella SA

Acrylic painting by Tjinkuma, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjinkuma Wells
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1954
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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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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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Callistemon citrinus

Callistemon citrinus

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Cabinets
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London, England
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Cash & Sons
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1920
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Saucepan and lid

Saucepan and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Saucepans
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West Bromwich, West Midlands, England
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Archibald Kenrick & Sons
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1900
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First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Thursday Island

First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of th...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Height measurement gauges

Height measurement gauges

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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Metal scriber

Metal scriber

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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Child's green cotton apron with embroidery depicting Snow White amongst a group of animals including rabbits, a fawn and birds

Child's green cotton apron with embroidery depicting Snow Wh...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Aprons
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1948
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Osborne 1 User's Reference Guide

Osborne 1 User's Reference Guide

Rhys Jones and Betty Meehan collection
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Books
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Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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Professor Rhys M. Jones
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1981
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Navy blue IDWVA (Illawarra District Women's Vigoro Assocation) cloth patch with embroidered emblem

Navy blue IDWVA (Illawarra District Women's Vigoro Assocatio...

Ruby Lee collection
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Cloth patches
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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1950
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Financial document from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1878

Financial document from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1878

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Financial records
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1878
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De Reszke cigarettes

De Reszke cigarettes

Freida and Lionel Nomchong collection
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Cigarette cases
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London, England
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J Millhoff & Co Ltd
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1950
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Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Jug covers
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1942
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Lomandra longifolia subsp. Longifolia

Lomandra longifolia subsp. Longifolia

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Eighth page of documentary material relating to the Mills Sisters

Eighth page of documentary material relating to the Mills Si...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Documents
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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The Mills Sisters, Singers, Dancers, Cultural Ambassadors and Perfo...
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1992
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Green, brown and yellow strip of cardboard with white tabs at each end representing a kookaburra's nest

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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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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Sketchbook of Aboriginal people in hunting, fighting and ceremonial scenes by Tommy McRae, about 1860

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Derrick Nightingale collection
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Sketchbooks
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Victoria, Australia
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Tommy McRae
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1875
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U.N. Decade for Women 1976-1985

U.N. 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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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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Certificate awarded to Martin Sielaff by the Work Skill Foundation

Certificate awarded to Martin Sielaff by the Work Skill Foun...

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Certificates
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Australia
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Australian National [Railways]
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1986
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Ceramic glazed stoneware teapot from Yarrabah Pottery