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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Odette O'Neill collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Pair of wicket keeper's leather gloves

Pair of wicket keeper's leather gloves

Swan Richards collection
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Cricket equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Stokes McGown Pty Ltd
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1950
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Plant fibre basket

Plant fibre basket

Odette O'Neill collection
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Baskets
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Fiji Football Association 60th Anniversary medallion

Fiji Football Association 60th Anniversary medallion

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Medallions
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Fiji
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John N. Warren MBE OAM
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1938
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Pokerwork snake

Pokerwork snake

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Table model kerosene lamp

Table model kerosene lamp

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kerosene lamps
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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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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Marvel black leather speed skate

Marvel black leather speed skate

William Vout collection
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Roller-skates
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Mr William (Billy) Vout
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1939
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Instructional leaflet

Instructional leaflet "Display Kit 3 - Pre-stamped envelopes...

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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Handmade white oval linen table centre with fancyworked flowers

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Forty-one oil paint paintbrushes

Forty-one oil paint paintbrushes

Margaret Coen collection
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Paintbrushes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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1930
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Fowler's Vacola sauce bottle

Fowler's Vacola sauce bottle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving bottles
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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Child's walking trainer

Child's walking trainer

Ruth Lynch collection
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Walking aids
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United States of America
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1932
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Wolseley-Lister mechanical shearing handpiece used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

Wolseley-Lister mechanical shearing handpiece used at 'Rocky...

Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Shearing equipment
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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The Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Company
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1910
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Dial gauge

Dial gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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English and Australian History for Fifth Classes

English and Australian History for Fifth Classes

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Textbooks
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Reverend John Grosse
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1939
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Camisole

Camisole

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Camisoles
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1900
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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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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Kodak camera case

Kodak camera case

Harold Stevens collection
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Camera cases
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Australia
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1926
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Centrallising anvil

Centrallising anvil

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Anvils
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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Leaflet titled 'The Monthly Magazine No.7 TARALGA, MARCH 1917 Gratis'

Leaflet titled 'The Monthly Magazine No.7 TARALGA, MARCH 191...

Reverend Canon HR Cavalier collection
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Leaflets
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Taralga, New South Wales, Australia
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Reverend F H. Stokes
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1917
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Hessian newspaper holder

Hessian newspaper holder

Deirdre Knight collection
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Holders
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Ardlethan, New South Wales, Australia
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1930
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Mass book in French, given to Maryse Commins on the occasion of her first communion on 2 May 1939

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Maryse Duyker collection
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Religious books
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Mauritius
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Mrs Maryse Duyker
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1939
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Certificat de letat, Valeur 1000 roubles, Interets 4 1/2%, Banque Fonciere

Certificat de letat, Valeur 1000 roubles, Interets 4 1/2%, B...

Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Red metal post box on four legs

Red metal post box on four legs

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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1930
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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Boomerang, attributed as being made by Fred Mulga aka 'Pelaco Jack'

Boomerang, attributed as being made by Fred Mulga aka 'Pelac...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Fred Mulga
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1874
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Warden sitting in the main chair in the Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Warden sitting in the main chair in the Campbell Street Pris...

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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Thread gauge

Thread gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Six slice toast rack

Six slice toast rack

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Toast racks
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Sheffield, England
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Walker & Hall
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1927
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Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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England
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1936
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Square orange cushion

Square orange cushion

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cushions
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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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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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case