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Carpenter's pincers, branded

Carpenter's pincers, branded "9"

John Docker collection
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Carpenters pincers
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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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'Houses', 'Name' and 'Jonathan'

'Houses', 'Name' and 'Jonathan'

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Jonathan
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1954
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Poster - 'Soweto Week. June 12-19 1982'

Poster - 'Soweto Week. June 12-19 1982'

Kerry Browning collection
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Event posters
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Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa
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1982
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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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Child's drawing of Giddy River camp Oct 1975 by Janet Djuna

Child's drawing of Giddy River camp Oct 1975 by Janet Djuna

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au...
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Janet Djuna
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1975
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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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Plaque to commemorate the Australian May Day Centenary 1891 - 1991, with display stand

Plaque to commemorate the Australian May Day Centenary 1891 ...

Union of Australian Women collection
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Plaques
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1891
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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Metal crucifix

Metal crucifix

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Crucifixes
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1949
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A.N.C. Struggle for Liberation

A.N.C. Struggle for Liberation

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political 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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Pioneering survivors, Inverell. Early October, 1952

Pioneering survivors, Inverell. Early October, 1952

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Inverell, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1952
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum 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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1930
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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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'Wilkinkarra Men's Camp', painted by Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra, 1975

'Wilkinkarra Men's Camp', painted by Long Jack Phillipus Tja...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra
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1975
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Glass

Glass

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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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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Yala, the sweet potato

Yala, the sweet potato

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny W. Tjupurrula
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1975
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Cast iron frying pan

Cast iron frying pan

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Frying pans
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Blue tin badge depicting Ben Chifley with 'Chifley Spells Security' slogan

Blue tin badge depicting Ben Chifley with 'Chifley Spells Se...

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 7
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Political badges
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Australian Labor Party
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1949
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Latvian red ankle length costume skirt with embroidery

Latvian red ankle length costume skirt with embroidery

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Skirts
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Riga, Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1941
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Glass jar containing crystalised yellow and orange coloured fragments of gum arabic

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Jars
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Nib pen

Nib pen

Australia Post Historical collection
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Pens
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London, England
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Perry & Co
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1959
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Abstract design from Ernabella

Abstract 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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Unknown
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1954
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'Emu near Yalyumu (from Wawuwawu)' aka 'Emu Dreaming at Yalyumu', by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1975

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1975
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Strike Fraser Out

Strike Fraser Out

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Rt Hon Malcolm J. Fraser
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1983
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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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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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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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Charleville, November, 1952

Charleville, November, 1952

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Charleville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1952
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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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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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