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White china bowl

White china bowl

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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Sago stirrer

Sago stirrer

Papuan Official collection
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Mixing tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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The Gwalior Plains

The Gwalior Plains

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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J Carr
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1840
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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

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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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Netting shuttle

Netting shuttle

Papuan Official collection
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Shuttles
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Soft brown felt riding hat

Soft brown felt riding hat

Colledge Family collection
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Hats
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Straight back panel saw

Straight back panel saw

John Docker collection
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Saws
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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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Sample possum pelt

Sample possum pelt

James Wall collection
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Specimens
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Umbango, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Denis Francois R. de Berigny
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1920
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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Baskets
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Rip saw

Rip saw

John Docker collection
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Saws
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London, England
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L Pabble & Sanderson
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1920
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Guide book produced by the Commonwealth of Australia for Parliament House, Canberra

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 4
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Handbooks
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Joint House Department
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1930
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Thumb plane

Thumb plane

John Docker collection
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England
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, 11 and 12 January 1923

Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, 11 and 12 January 1923

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Programs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1923
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Ornament

Ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Irrigating on the Youmanfu Plains, Apl 1920

Irrigating on the Youmanfu Plains, Apl 1920

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Glass plate negative - Old Kai Kai, a Western Arrernte man, Henbury station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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A Manual of Bridge Drafting

A Manual of Bridge Drafting

Mudgee Historical Society collection
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Manuals
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California, United States of America
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Mr Charles H. Wright
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1896
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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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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Penis cover

Penis cover

Papuan Official collection
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Penis sheaths
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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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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Natives carrying parrots from Western Szechuan province for sale en route with final destination at Yunnanfu, Younnan province, Nov 1917

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Shell knife

Shell knife

Papuan Official collection
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Knives
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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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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Set of nine metal weights

Set of nine metal weights

Australia Post Historical collection
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Weights
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Photograph of a view of a pagoda like structure on a stone wall

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Jack plane with a timber body and a steel blade

Jack plane with a timber body and a steel blade

John Docker collection
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Jack planes
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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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Undated map showing irrigation areas along the Murray River from Morgan, South Australia to Hume Reservoir

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Mudgee Historical Society collection
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Maps
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Murray River, , Australia
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Mr Henry H. Dare
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1919
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Six members of a wedding party in an outdoor setting - May 9, 1923, Hong Kong

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1923
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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View of Yunnanfu railway station - summer 1919

View of Yunnanfu railway station - summer 1919

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Colour lithograph showing a collage of Gumnut Babies by May Gibbs

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 5
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Lithographs
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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1920
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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Brick building with a pagoda style roof

Brick building with a pagoda style roof

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Sample possum pelt

Sample possum pelt

James Wall collection
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Specimens
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Umbango, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Denis Francois R. de Berigny
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1920
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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Waistbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Baskets
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Row of cells and walkway, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Row of cells and walkway, 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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Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular plate with rounded edges

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Balances
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Bundle of press cuttings and historical documents relating the history of J B Young Holdings Ltd

Bundle of press cuttings and historical documents relating t...

J B Young Ltd collection
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Scrapbooks
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J B Young Holdings Ltd
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1914
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metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "COM, C...

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Photograph of a partially crumbling stone structure

Photograph of a partially crumbling stone structure

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Ulysses [ship], 1923

Ulysses [ship], 1923

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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1923
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Mauve satin covered ladies shoes with irridescent gelatin sequin decoration on toe and strap

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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Switzerland
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1920
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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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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

Papuan Official collection
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Fish traps
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Postcard depicting George Beban of Paramount Pictures

Postcard depicting George Beban of Paramount Pictures

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1923
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Photograph of men sitting at a table drinking tea

Photograph of men sitting at a table drinking tea

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Tea tables in the open air. always largely patronized largely by coolies etc. Kalgan 14.3.1914

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Safrany (with Marquis) His niece, Mlle Liontitza (with Prince). In B.A.T garden Y'fu Mch 1920

Safrany (with Marquis) His niece, Mlle Liontitza (with Princ...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Hackman & Thachen feeding the baby camel, B.A.T. Kalgan 25-4-1914

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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