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Film negative - Nell Basedow walking toward house, Yalata station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

Film negative - Nell Basedow walking toward house, Yalata st...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1915
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Ringed stone

Ringed stone

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Pottery vessel

Pottery vessel

Papuan Official collection
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Pots
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Ladies gold hunter cased fob watch by Plojoux

Ladies gold hunter cased fob watch by Plojoux

Cumpston Family collection
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Pocket watches
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Plojoux
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1908
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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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Two white linen pillow shams

Two white linen pillow shams

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillow shams
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1910
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Black plastic wall telephone

Black plastic wall telephone

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1945
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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YMCA - With Our Boys Always Everywhere

YMCA - With Our Boys Always Everywhere

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Club badges
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Young Mens Christian Association
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1914
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1915
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Ceramic Toby jug titled J Arthur

Ceramic Toby jug titled J Arthur

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Toby jugs
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1915
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Photograph of a woman and a baby on a wooden boat

Photograph of a woman and a baby on a wooden boat

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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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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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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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1915
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Photographic postcard of Sydney Harbour from Hotel Australia

Photographic postcard of Sydney Harbour from Hotel Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1910
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Narrow red cardboard box containing seven paper items

Narrow red cardboard box containing seven paper items

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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Xmas Table at Drakes 1921

Xmas Table at Drakes 1921

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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Cane armband

Cane armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Song book with a dark grey cover

Song book with a dark grey cover

Tony Hill collection no. 4
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Music books
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Mr Anthony Hill
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1910
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From Hsi Span. looking north wards to the lake, Yunnanfu 14/3/1920

From Hsi Span. looking north wards to the lake, Yunnanfu 14/...

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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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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The bare dry ugly gullies of Gallipoli have vanished long ago ... Rain forests are bulldozed here every day

The bare dry ugly gullies of Gallipoli have vanished long ag...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Postcards
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Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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1986
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1936
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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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Trans-Australian Railway. The Inma Dancers

Trans-Australian Railway. The Inma Dancers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Trans-Australian Railway
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1912
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Parliament of Tasmania Penal Establishments, Hobart and Launceston Reports for 1886

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Reports
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1886
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Adze blade in wooden socket

Adze blade in wooden socket

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr E W. Zimmer
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1915
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Roneo Neopost Model 105 Postal Franking Machine No.RNX 3029

Roneo Neopost Model 105 Postal Franking Machine No.RNX 3029

Australia Post Historical collection
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Franking machines
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Richmond, Surrey, England
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Roneo Neopost Ltd
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1969
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Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'