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Adze haft

Adze haft

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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1915
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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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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Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1950
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Headdress

Headdress

Papuan Official collection
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Headdresses
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Souvenir printed china bowl of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth's Royal Tour 1949

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Margaret O'Callaghan collection
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Bowls
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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King George VI
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1949
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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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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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Papua New Guinea Loyal Service medal

Papua New Guinea Loyal Service medal

Department of Foreign Affairs collection
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Medals
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1981
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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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1915
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Arrow made of bamboo and wood

Arrow made of bamboo and wood

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Archery equipment
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1992
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Anzac Day - Advance Australia, Help those Who Helped You, 25 April 1915

Anzac Day - Advance Australia, Help those Who Helped You, 25...

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1915
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Poster captioned 'Remember her on Mother's Day. She remembers you. Post a card for May 13'

Poster captioned 'Remember her on Mother's Day. She remember...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

Papuan Official collection
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Paddles
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Geoff Dennis collection
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Bowls
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Smoking pipes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Adze haft

Adze haft

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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One shilling coin produced in 1936 for the Territory of New Guinea

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TE Hanley collection no. 3
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Shilling coins
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1936
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Smoking pipes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Adze

Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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One shilling coin produced in 1938 for the Territory of New Guinea

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TE Hanley collection no. 3
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Shilling coins
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1938
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1915
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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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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Baskets
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre-stamped postcards to get your message moving, $2.50 a pack of six'

Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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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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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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Pair of earrings

Pair of earrings

Papuan Official collection
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Earrings
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

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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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Cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed top

Cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed 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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1920
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Harpidae Harpa Davidis

Harpidae Harpa Davidis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Geoff Dennis collection
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Bowls
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Owarika AKA Santa Catalina Island, Solomon Islands
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Small china bowl

Small china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Pipes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Stone pestle

Stone pestle

Papuan Official collection
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Pestles
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Adze blade in wooden socket

Adze blade in wooden socket

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden bowl with carved floral designs

Wooden bowl with carved floral designs

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bowls
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Pair of earrings

Pair of earrings

Papuan Official collection
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Earrings
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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1915
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Poster captioned 'Post a card for Easter. It's such an unexpected pleasure'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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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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Adze blade in wooden socket

Adze blade in wooden socket

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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