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Kaleidoscope component

Kaleidoscope component

Reverend Canon HR Cavalier collection
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Kaleidoscopes
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Glenelg, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Reverend F H. Stokes
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1909
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Christmas card (lion) from Ronnie McPhee to the McPhee family during World War I

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Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Christmas cards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Mothers and Widows badge issued to the mother of 9956 Driver Alison Hope Oliver, AIF, who was killed in France

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Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Egypt
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1919
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1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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Coin proof sets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1997
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Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23rd December'

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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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1948
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Parkinson & Frodsham Marine Chronometer No 3617 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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Parkinson & Frodsham
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1840
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Glass plate negative - Man holding north-western type of spearthrower and wearing pubic fur tassel, Wardaman people, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Underwood No 5 Manual Typewriter

Underwood No 5 Manual Typewriter

Else Alsop collection
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Typewriters
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United States of America
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Underwood Typewriter Company
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1919
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Single-furrow horse-drawn plough used by experimental wheat breeder William Farrer

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Barbara Tong collection
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Ploughs
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Lambrigg Station, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1880
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Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern on the underside

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkwells
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Photograph of a bridge, over water

Photograph of a bridge, over water

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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Postcard of Joe Beckett vs Georges Carpentier

Postcard of Joe Beckett vs Georges Carpentier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
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Lilywhite Ltd
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1919
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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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Photograph of a pagoda style building and people standing on the 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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On the Great Wall Kalgan. Taken by Mrs Merriman

On the Great Wall Kalgan. Taken by Mrs Merriman

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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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Door locks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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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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Fishing line

Fishing line

Papuan Official collection
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Fishing lines
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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Sheer black mourning 'overdress' with ruffled bodice

Sheer black mourning 'overdress' with ruffled bodice

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Mourning dresses
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Cotton bag

Cotton bag

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Storage bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1912
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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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Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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1980
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Remembrance Day fundraising badge

Remembrance Day fundraising badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Cheer-Up Society
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1914
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Photograph album

Photograph album

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photograph albums
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China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1917
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Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a Post Office

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bowls
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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

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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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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Door locks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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S.A. Wounded Soldiers Fund

S.A. Wounded Soldiers Fund

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Charity badges
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South Australia, Australia
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Wounded Soldiers Fund
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1918
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First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Thursday Island

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Ansonia Parisian parlour clock with an ornate wood and glass case

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Doris Grattan collection
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Shelf clocks
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New York, United States of America
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Ansonia Clock Company
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1879
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Two men wearing suits, with a large display of vegetables on wooden shelves, Goulburn Show, Grifffiths + Blake gardeners 1919

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1919
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Black velvet horse riding helmet

Black velvet horse riding helmet

Colledge Family collection
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Sports safety helmets
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England
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Glass plate negative - Sub-manager's children, Cadelga station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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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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1919
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Mafoss preparing a caravan load in front of BAT Quarters, 1919

Mafoss preparing a caravan load in front of BAT Quarters, 19...

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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Drilling recruits in the country on the road from Yunnufu to Wutung Oct 1919

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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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Photograph of a partially crumbling stone structure with no roof and with stone rubble around the building

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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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Photograph of a carved cylindrical monument with two wing like sturctures on each side at the top

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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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My God, My Father.  If Thou shouldst call me to resign ...

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David Westcott collection no. 7
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Prayer cards
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1914
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Photograph of Chinese soldiers marching in the streets of Kalgan

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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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Photograph of a street scene with one main road in the centre with many people walking on it or pulling carts

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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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Stone axe blade

Stone axe blade

Papuan Official collection
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Axe heads
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Strathalbyn Day, 1919

Strathalbyn Day, 1919

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Atkinson & Co
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1919
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Natives of Carpentaria

Natives of Carpentaria

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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