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Snake sculpture

Snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pulya Taylor
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1982
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Wall text for the Little Red Riding Hood wall hanging

Wall text for the Little Red Riding Hood wall hanging

Forest Hill Residential Kindergarten collection
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Exhibition labels
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Forest Hill, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Olga Basylevich
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1946
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Possum costume

Possum costume

Cairns and Far North Queensland Environment Centre collection
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Costumes
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Jan Harris
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1980
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design 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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Maywaraku
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1954
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Ernabella Walka design

Ernabella Walka design

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Pastel drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Wilpintjanja
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1951
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Metal blue ashtray

Metal blue ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1940
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Bar measuring glass

Bar measuring glass

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Measuring glasses
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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Souvenir plate - Duke & Duchess of York

Souvenir plate - Duke & Duchess of York

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Prince Andrew, Duke of York
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1986
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Booklet written by Winifred Hilliard

Booklet written by Winifred Hilliard

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Booklets
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Deaconess Winifred M. Hilliard
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1954
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Super Sweetener

Super Sweetener

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

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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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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Victorian Postal Service square red metal letter box

Victorian Postal Service square red metal letter box

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1870
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The New Zealand Fur Seal, Arctocephlus Forsteri (Lesson) at Macquarie Island 1949-1964

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Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Magazine clippings
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Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1965
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Gas mask used as part of a protest costume

Gas mask used as part of a protest costume

Benny Zable collection no. 1
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Gasmasks
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1981
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Ration Day in the 1950s by Elaine Russell, 2002.

Ration Day in the 1950s by Elaine Russell, 2002.

Elaine Russell collection
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Acrylic paintings
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National Museum of Australia, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Elaine Russell
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2002
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A toy wagon constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

A toy wagon constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

Sir Roland Wilson collection no. 2
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Toy carts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Sir Roland Wilson
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1956
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Replica bottle doll swathed in blue and white fabric, as made at Wallaga Lake Aboriginal Mission during the 1930s

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Eileen Morgan collection
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Dolls
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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1993
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Child's drawing by Maniya, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Maniya, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maniya
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1954
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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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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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Child's drawing by Wantamai, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Wantamai, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Wantamai
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1954
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Souvenir plate - Prince & Princess of Wales Wedding on 29th July, 1981

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Diana Princess of Wales
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1981
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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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Fretsaw blade

Fretsaw blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Saw blades
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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Dark cerise pink chiffon turban-like high domed hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

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Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Headwear
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London, England
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Sainte Claire
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1955
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Wooden pack saddle consisting of an A-shaped timber frame with items attached by wire, chains and straps

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John Swain collection
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Saddles
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles Carter
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1933
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Commemorative badge from the XVI Olympiad, Melbourne,1956

Commemorative badge from the XVI Olympiad, Melbourne,1956

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Commemorative badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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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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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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Wooden kangaroo figure

Wooden kangaroo figure

Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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1972
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Portrait photograph of Lyn Clarke

Portrait photograph of Lyn Clarke

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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Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : the telephone'

Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : ...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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...At the Adelaide Festival of Arts I staged the installation in a series of events during the fringe festival...

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Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1986
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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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Rectangular aluminium sign with

Rectangular aluminium sign with "Canberra City Postcode 2601...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Portrait photograph of an unidentified woman with dark hair

Portrait photograph of an unidentified woman with dark hair

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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Little Grey Fergie toy tractor handcrafted from salvaged box timber and wire by 10 year old Brian Burns in 1943.

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John McNally collection
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Toy tractors
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Cudgen, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Brian Burns
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1943
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Booklet titled, Information on nulcear weapons and the arms race SANA Resource list for schools

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Scientists Against Nuclear Arms collection
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Booklets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Scientists Against Nuclear Arms (Australia)
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1981
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Box for The Lister Sheep-Shear used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Boxes
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Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
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R A Lister and Company Limited
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1910
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Portrait photograph of Deborah Starr

Portrait photograph of Deborah Starr

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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Vest Pocket Manual of Printing

Vest Pocket Manual of Printing

Les Robertson collection
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Technical manuals
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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The Inland Printer Co
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1920
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East Timor Freedom

East Timor Freedom

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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East Timor
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Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1960
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Bond of the Don Mortgage Bank at Taganrog for 10,000 roubles at 4 1/2%

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Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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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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Stockman's packhorse canteen

Stockman's packhorse canteen

Darrell Lewis collection no. 3
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Water containers
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Victoria River Downs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Darrell Lewis
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1986
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Angle measuring piece

Angle measuring piece

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Measuring instruments
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Cocktail savoury holder

Cocktail savoury holder

Lois Grosse collection
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Containers
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