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'Whadda You Lot Celebratin Now?...', in relation to the centenary of the Federation of Australia in 2001

'Whadda You Lot Celebratin Now?...', in relation to the cent...

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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2001
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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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Australia for the Australians, White Australia

Australia for the Australians, White Australia

White Australia Protection Badge collection
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Political badges
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Australia
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1906
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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

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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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1922
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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Souvenir octagonal white bone china sugar bowl with a transfer on the side titled 'The Speaker's Chair, Parliament House Canberra, Federal Territory'

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Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Sugar bowls
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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John Rodgers Marine Chronometer No 1/1853, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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John Rodgers
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1868
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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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New South Wales Postal Service cylindrical red cast iron post box

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Triggs & Marr, Sydney
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1870
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Cane grocery basket used at a J B Youngs store in Canberra until 1965

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Peter Duff collection
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Baskets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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J B Youngs Pty Ltd
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1920
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Photograph of three Chinese children

Photograph of three Chinese children

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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Photograph album c1920s-1930s

Photograph album c1920s-1930s

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photograph albums
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1920
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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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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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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Poster captioned 'A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of not being close, do your speeding by 'phone'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Arnolds Ink bottle

Arnolds Ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wooden dish

Wooden dish

Papuan Official collection
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Dishes
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Lead finial for gaol fence

Lead finial for gaol fence

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Finials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Brass fastening pin for latch

Brass fastening pin for latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Glass photographic magic lantern slide of a thylacine at the London Zoo

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David Seth-Smith collection
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Lantern slides
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London Zoo, London, England
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Mr David Seth-Smith
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1850
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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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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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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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Cylindrical wooden hand reel fitted with thick green cord and a fishing hook, used when fishing for Murray Cod

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Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing reels
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1920
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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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COLESANCO, January 1938, The Magazine of the Employees of G.J. Coles & Coy. Limited

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Magazines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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G J Coles & Company Limited
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1938
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O Maman of B.A.T. Co Ltd as he arrived in Kalgan 20-12-1914

O Maman of B.A.T. Co Ltd as he arrived in Kalgan 20-12-1914

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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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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Australian Institute of Anatomy envelope

Australian Institute of Anatomy envelope

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Envelopes
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Australia
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Mr William A. Webb
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1923
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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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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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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Felt bag containing eight drill bits

Felt bag containing eight drill bits

John Docker collection
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Drill bits
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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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Headband

Headband

Papuan Official collection
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Headbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Australia Post three-piece cardboard mobile 'Beautiful birds of Australia ...'

Australia Post three-piece cardboard mobile 'Beautiful birds...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Mobiles
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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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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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G.L.A - with his Amah holding Daddy's watch to his ear. Hankow Feby 1926

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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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Hately wheat collection

Hately wheat collection

Horse Era Museum collection no. 2
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Grains
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1886
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Guard, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Guard, 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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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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Bridge with seven arches, in front of a mountain

Bridge with seven arches, in front of a mountain

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 - Sinkhole in limestone rock, Nullarbor Plain, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Nullarbor Plain, Australia
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