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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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Red sun hat worn by Roma Dulhunty

Red sun hat worn by Roma Dulhunty

John and Roma Dulhunty collection
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Hats
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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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Child's drawing by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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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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Radius gauge

Radius 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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Rood Screen, St Helen, Panworth (or Ranworth), 1937

Rood Screen, St Helen, Panworth (or Ranworth), 1937

Alicia Walsh collection
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Postcards
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Alicia Walsh
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1937
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Child's drawing by Wahtama, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Wahtama, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Wahtama
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1954
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Sticker

Sticker "NO DAMS NO DEBTS"

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Stickers
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South West Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
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Wilderness Society
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1978
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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1982
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Portrait photograph of Woos Power

Portrait photograph of Woos Power

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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Make the Pacific nuclear free

Make the Pacific nuclear free

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Postcards
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South Pacific,
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Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
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1960
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Wooden case for microscope used for the scientific study of algae by phycologist Valerie May

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Valerie Jones collection
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Cases
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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Flute

Flute

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Woodwind instruments
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Troi Riveria (Three Rivers), Canada
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Olav Schappacher
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1937
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Child's drawing from Ernabella

Child's drawing 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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Unknown
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1954
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Incised and painted shield, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Mike Pearson collection
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Shields
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1930
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Doing a great job

Doing a great job

Michael Tunica collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Tunica
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1986
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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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Tjalara
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1954
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Thirteen associated Royal Agricultural Society N.S.W. Lady's and Member badges

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Colledge Family collection
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Badges
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1947
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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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Book titled 'Women in Interesting Occupations Coffs Harbour and NSW District 1986' written by Patricia Degens

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Thompson Family collection
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Books
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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Patricia A. Degens
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1986
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Poster

Poster

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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Assorted instructional documentation related to an Underwood Standard Typewriter typewriter

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Helen Mason collection
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Instructional documents
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United States of America
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Stott & Underwood Ltd
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1925
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Plaster cast domestic dog paw print, made for the Morling Royal Commission into Chamberlain Convictions

Plaster cast domestic dog paw print, made for the Morling Ro...

Professor Robert Morrison collection
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Plaster casts
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Professor Robert G. Morrison
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1986
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Portrait photograph of Rani

Portrait photograph of Rani

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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Colour illustration of a flag with the McDonalds 'M' symbol and litter

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Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Rolf Heiman
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1985
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Rosary beads made by Lithuanian 18 year old student Marija Bieksaite in a Siberian Gulag, about 1946

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Ianina Maliauskene collection
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Rosary beads
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Siberia, Russia
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Miss Marija Bieksaite
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1946
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Banksia serrata

Banksia serrata

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Hooked boomerang attributed to South Australia, 1930's by collector

Hooked boomerang attributed to South Australia, 1930's by co...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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South Australia, Australia
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1930
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Club with pokerwork emu motif on anterior of bulbous head, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Clubs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1930
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Certificate issued by the Australian Wool Testing Authority for five bales of wool, 9 September 1986

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Colin R Murray collection
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Certificates
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Western Australia, Australia
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Australian Wool Testing Authority
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1986
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Counter sink

Counter sink

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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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob han...

Paul Watts collection
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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Land Rights not Uranium

Land Rights not Uranium

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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Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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1980
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Portrait photograph of Harry Seidler

Portrait photograph of Harry Seidler

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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Ipomoea indica

Ipomoea indica

Banks Florilegium collection
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Mounts
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Endeavour River, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Dillenia Alata

Dillenia Alata

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Salter's Spring Balance No.20, used for weighing large mail bags

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Spring balances
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England
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Salter Scales
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Suitcase covered with brown lacquered-hessian over molded composite wooden boards

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Marion Douglas and Pamela Yonge collection
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Suitcases
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Walter H. Eddison
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1913
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Peter Milton ALP La Trobe election campaign sticker

Peter Milton ALP La Trobe election campaign sticker

Peter Milton collection
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Stickers
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Milton
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1980
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I'm an Australian for nuclear disarmament

I'm an Australian for nuclear disarmament

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Australia
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Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1960
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I'm an Australian for Nuclear Disarmament

I'm an Australian for Nuclear Disarmament

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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Bailliere's Nurses' Complete Medical Dictionary, 1938, used by Miss Lal McCay in Sydney and Western Victoria

Bailliere's Nurses' Complete Medical Dictionary, 1938, used ...

Penelope Nelson collection
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Dictionaries
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London, England
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Hitch & Marshall
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1938
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Whitework fine linen tray cloth

Whitework fine linen tray cloth

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Bronco Strong Superfine Toilet Tissue

Bronco Strong Superfine Toilet Tissue

Margaret Maclurcan collection
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Toilet paper
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Andrew Jack, Dyson & Co
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1894
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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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Visitors book from September 1986 to December 1987

Visitors book from September 1986 to December 1987

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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Visitors books
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1986
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Persoonia levis

Persoonia levis

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Certificate 'The City of Miami takes pleasure in honoring Maxwell Newton as a Distinguished Visitor...'

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Maxwell Newton collection
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Certificates
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Miami, Florida, United States of America
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Mr Maxwell Newton
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1981
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