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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Bags
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Arnolds Ink bottle

Arnolds Ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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Wool bale pack bag

Wool bale pack bag

Grazcos collection
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Bags
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New South Wales, Australia
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Grazcos Shearing
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1986
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Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Telephones
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United States of America
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Telephone and Radio Corporation
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1948
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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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Woven bag

Woven bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bags
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Telegraph Office

Telegraph Office

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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White looseleaf cardboard page titled

White looseleaf cardboard page titled "Display hints"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Instructional documents
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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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String bag

String bag

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Bags
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bags
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1915
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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh string bag

Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh string ...

Dr William Warner collection
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Bags
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Twined Pandanus palm collecting bag

Twined Pandanus palm collecting bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bags
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Unknown
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String bag

String bag

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Bags
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maggie Konadjilidjili
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1966
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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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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Red metal pillar box with an arched top

Red metal pillar box with an arched top

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1912
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and "EIIR" in gold le...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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Small woven bag

Small woven bag

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Bags
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Angkaliya Brumby
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Basket-like bag

Basket-like bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bags
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Australia Post colour poster titled

Australia Post colour poster titled "Send your love home S.A...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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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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Baby's pram pannier associated with Milo Dunphy

Baby's pram pannier associated with Milo Dunphy

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1931
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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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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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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1915
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Lizard brand ink bottle

Lizard brand ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joplin Manufacturing Co
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Accessories bag

Accessories bag

Les Hiddins collection
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Bags
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Les Hiddins
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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1994

Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1994

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1994
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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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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital ...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Woven woollen bag

Woven woollen bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bags
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Bethel
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1976
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Bags
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Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular plate with rounded edges

Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular pla...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Balances
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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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Basket-like bag

Basket-like bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bags
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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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String bag

String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bags
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String bag

String bag

Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Bags
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1986
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bags
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String bag from Staater River area, Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland

String bag from Staater River area, Gulf of Carpentaria, Que...

Edmund Milne collection
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Bags
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Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia
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Red, white and black woven string bag

Red, white and black woven string bag

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Bags
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Victor Carell
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1955
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String bag

String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bags
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh bag

Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh bag

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bags
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Elongated bag formed from two-ply fibre string looped in open mesh

Elongated bag formed from two-ply fibre string looped in ope...

Ursula McConnel collection
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Bags
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Ursula H. McConnel
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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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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Commercial display box for CADBURYS BALTIMORE CHOCOLATES

Commercial display box for CADBURYS BALTIMORE CHOCOLATES

Bothwell Museum collection
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Display boxes
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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1920
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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people o...

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 jar containing crystalised yellow and orange coloured fragments of gum arabic

Glass jar containing crystalised yellow and orange coloured ...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Jars
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Black bag with woven coloured design

Black bag with woven coloured design

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Bags
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Angkaliya Brumby
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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and "EIIR" in gold le...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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1980
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String bag made from Kurrajong bark fibre

String bag made from Kurrajong bark fibre

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Bags
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Canvas bag that has a metal hook in the back

Canvas bag that has a metal hook in the back

Rae Page collection
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Bags
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"Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising signs
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New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia
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1913
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Long narrow mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string - Yirrkala, 1948

Long narrow mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bags
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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