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Brass fastening pin for latch

Brass fastening pin for latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Old Gaol, Port Macquarie

Old Gaol, Port Macquarie

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1900
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Grey enamel candlestick

Grey enamel candlestick

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Candlesticks
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1930
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Film negative - Wet-weather hut of the unmarried men, headwaters of Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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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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1928
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Australian Women's Cricket Team baggage label

Australian Women's Cricket Team baggage label

Nance Pownall collection
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Baggage labels
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Australia
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Mrs Nancy M. Pownall
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1937
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Bunch of prison keys and tags

Bunch of prison keys and tags

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Glass plate negative - Man stalking  kangaroo, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Prison warden, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Prison warden, 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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Glass plate negative - Hut decked with porcupine grass, eastern Arrernte people, Arltunga, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Food label for Fancy Soccer Brand Apples, Tasmania

Food label for Fancy Soccer Brand Apples, Tasmania

Terence Lane collection
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Food labels
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Tasmania, Australia
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Paterson & Co Pty Ltd
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1929
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Rock used as a hammer

Rock used as a hammer

Eileen Morgan collection
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Tools
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Wallaga Lake, New South Wales, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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1993
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Shovel

Shovel

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Shovels
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Savage Co Ltd
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1930
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Wedding photograph taken in 1880 and published in the North Shore Times, 8 May 1985.

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Margot Child collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Margot Child
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1985
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Pair of small square linen doilies handmade using a machine from a scrap of linen

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Robbery Under Arms, No. 5

Robbery Under Arms, No. 5

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Charles Hammond
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Photograph album c1920s-1930s

Photograph album c1920s-1930s

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photograph albums
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1920
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Tintype portrait of a young man

Tintype portrait of a young man

Bothwell Museum collection
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Tintypes
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Bothwell Museum
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1880
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Boomerang, attributed as being made by Fred Mulga aka 'Pelaco Jack'

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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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Pair of man's dress gloves

Pair of man's dress gloves

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Gloves
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France
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Mr George W. Francisco
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1915
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Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Cabinets
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London, England
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Cash & Sons
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1920
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Western Australias Phenomenal Gold Yield

Western Australias Phenomenal Gold Yield

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1883
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Minton 'Kings Service' china fruit plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Fruit plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Thursday Island silver-plated souvenir spoon

Thursday Island silver-plated souvenir spoon

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Cutlery
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Australia
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1992
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Photograph of coffin

Photograph of coffin

Margot Child collection
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Photographs
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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Recognize China Now

Recognize China Now

Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Mr Robert Darby
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Gone aloft

Gone aloft

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Kangaroo

Kangaroo

Terence Lane collection
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Brooches
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1900
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'Subject No.6 - Women' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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'Subject No.12 - Australia' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1988
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Get Ready for the First Victory Loan Make an Advance Subscription Now

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 11
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Advertising posters
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Australia
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War Loans and National Savings Campaigns
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1944
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Noticee: visitors are permitted to see those persons who are committed for trial on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Signs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1892
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Pokerwork goanna

Pokerwork goanna

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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Cast iron 'D' shaped  screw lock handcuffs with key

Cast iron 'D' shaped screw lock handcuffs with key

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Handcuffs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Album containing captioned photographs and newspaper clippings relating to women's cricket between 1932-1935

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Ruby Lee collection
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Albums
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Korea
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1960
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The pioneer

The pioneer

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Digging sticks
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1925
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Clear glass bottle in the form of a standing kangaroo holding a cricket bat

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Terence Lane collection
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Bottles
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Australia
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1910
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting 'Australia II'

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1983
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Enjoy a private mass with the Pope

Enjoy a private mass with the Pope

Papal Visit Office collection
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Advertising pamphlets
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Australia
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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Stone plague on prison wall - 'ANNODOMINI M.DCCCXXXI' Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Stone plague on prison wall - 'ANNODOMINI M.DCCCXXXI' Campbe...

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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Skew back hand saw

Skew back hand saw

John Docker collection
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Saws
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Engagement party invitation

Engagement party invitation

Margot Child collection
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Invitations
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1977
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In memoriam card

In memoriam card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1909
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Glass plate negative - Homestead of Victoria River Downs station, 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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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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'Subject No.3 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk cartons

'Subject No.3 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk cartons

ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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Underwood No.5 Standard Typewriter, used by New South Wales School Inspector John Dunlop, 1927-1937

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Helen Mason collection
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Typewriters
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United States of America
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Stott & Underwood Ltd
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1927
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Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Emanuel Family collection
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Maps
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lands & Surveys Department, Western Australia
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1901
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White waterproof liner for pram mattress

White waterproof liner for pram mattress

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Prams
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1930
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Poster 'CAMPAIGN AGAINST NUCLEAR ENERGY SUPPORT A SAFE, PLANNED, NON-NUCLEAR FUTURE'

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Australia
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Campaign Against Nuclear Energy
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1976
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Note of thanks for sympathy card

Note of thanks for sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1970
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Breastplate presented to Coomee Nullanga of Ulladulla NSW by Edmund Milne in 1909

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Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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New South Wales, Australia
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Coomee
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1909
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Textbook on practical mathematics

Textbook on practical mathematics

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Textbooks
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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The wheat team

The wheat team

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Scrapbook album compiled by a Polish migrant to Australia, titled '1928-1950 Memories of Migrant'

Scrapbook album compiled by a Polish migrant to Australia, t...