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Tablecloth and four serviettes

Tablecloth and four serviettes

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1930
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Oval thin metal pie baking dish

Oval thin metal pie baking dish

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Pie dishes
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Australian Peace Award presented to Dr Keith Suter

Australian Peace Award presented to Dr Keith Suter

Keith Suter collection no. 2
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Awards
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Dr Keith Suter
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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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Angkunanya
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1954
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Silver presentation case containing a small magnifier, which was given to astronomer William Bayly by Captain James Cook on his third voyage

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Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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Magnifying glasses
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Australia
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William Bayly
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1776
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Box iron

Box iron

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Laundry irons
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Lid for metal box

Lid for metal box

Parsons collection
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Boxes
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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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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Globe for an Aldis Butcher projector

Globe for an Aldis Butcher projector

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Electric light globes
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United Kingdom
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General Electric Company
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Women are on the Move

Women are on the Move

Meredith Hinchliffe collection no. 1
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Stickers
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1975
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Box for Postmaster's Display Kit No. 3

Box for Postmaster's Display Kit No. 3

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display boxes
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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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Stainless steel ring

Stainless steel ring

ET Fealy collection
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Baking tins
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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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Watulya
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1954
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The Honey Ant Dreaming

The Honey Ant Dreaming

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Musty S. Tjapangati
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Always in our hearts. Royal Tour Souvenir 1954 Australia

Always in our hearts. Royal Tour Souvenir 1954 Australia

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative badges
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Hand-operated Singer sewing machine

Hand-operated Singer sewing machine

Graham Cutler collection
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Sewing machines
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Dalson-Ware F702' bottle and can opener with star-like head

Dalson-Ware F702' bottle and can opener with star-like head

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Kitchenware
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Fireman's axe

Fireman's axe

Geoff Gray collection
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Axes
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Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air Mail'

Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air M...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1929
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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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Metal Gambrel

Metal Gambrel

Ron Bell collection
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Farm equipment
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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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Mayawara Minutjukur
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1954
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Convict love token from Joseph Hemming, 1833

Convict love token from Joseph Hemming, 1833

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Child's drawing by Tjikalyi, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Tjikalyi, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjikalyinya
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1952
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Jack plane made by Anton Wurzer

Jack plane made by Anton Wurzer

Wurzer Woodworking collection
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Planes
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Josef Wurzer
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Hollow moulding plane

Hollow moulding plane

George Henry Taylor collection
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Hollow planes
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Munyang Power Station interior

Munyang Power Station interior

Snowy Scheme - Christine Filiamundi collection
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Photographs
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Munyang, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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John P. Williamson
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1953
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Portable speech processor

Portable speech processor

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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Health and medical equipment
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A toy car constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

A toy car constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

Sir Roland Wilson collection no. 2
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Toy motor cars
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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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Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Leatherworking tools
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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Key

Key

Colledge Family collection
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Keys
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Leatherworking tools
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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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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Armband of split cane with parakeet feathers bound on the outer rim with fibre and secured with adhesive

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Helen Reeve collection
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Armbands
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1972
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Brown checked riding jacket

Brown checked riding jacket

Colledge Family collection
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Jackets
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Make-do pine packing case cupboard

Make-do pine packing case cupboard

Lyn Cousins and Chris Tyrell collection
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Cupboards
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Towamba, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ernest Smith
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1897
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Goulburn to Sydney Road Race 1930 - 13th place medal

Goulburn to Sydney Road Race 1930 - 13th place medal

Ken Ross collection
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Sports medals
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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W Kerr
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1930
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Scabbard

Scabbard

Gallaway-Gore collection
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Scabbards
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Extensometer in a wooden box with a measuring device and container

Extensometer in a wooden box with a measuring device and con...

Snowy Scheme - Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation (SMEC) colle...
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Measuring instruments
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Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation
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Australian Government Bentley 'S' Series 3 black saloon motor car used by Sir Robert Menzies

Australian Government Bentley 'S' Series 3 black saloon moto...

Department of Administrative Services (Transport and Storage Divisi...
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Motor cars
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Crewe, Cheshire, England
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Rolls Royce
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1964
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Four badges from the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Show

Four badges from the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Show

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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1920
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Adjustable taper nose pliers

Adjustable taper nose pliers

John Docker collection
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Pliers
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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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Trophy awarded to Royce Hart - Premiers 1967