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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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Giants of the Game

Giants of the Game

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Hon H R. Lyttelton
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1856
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Mauve satin covered ladies right shoe

Mauve satin covered ladies right shoe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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Switzerland
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1920
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Pokerwork decorated club, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Pokerwork decorated club, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1800
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Miniature dividers

Miniature dividers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Measuring instruments
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Cast iron prison key

Cast iron prison key

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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Chinese in Queensland, Return to an Order, 1881

Chinese in Queensland, Return to an Order, 1881

Chinese in Australia Rare Books collection
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Government records
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1881
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Children at an annual country horse race, 1905 to 1912

Children at an annual country horse race, 1905 to 1912

Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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1905
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Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Printing equipment
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London, England
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Siemens
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1850
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Height measurement gauges

Height measurement gauges

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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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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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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R. C. Presbytery

R. C. Presbytery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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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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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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R. C. Presbytery

R. C. Presbytery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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White cotton pillowcase

White cotton pillowcase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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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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1907
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Dog's leather shoe

Dog's leather shoe

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Animal accessories
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1925
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Postcard featuring photograph of Argyle Cut, Sydney

Postcard featuring photograph of Argyle Cut, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Argyle Cut, The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Bowral Golf Links, 1907

Bowral Golf Links, 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Ceramic toy tea set

Ceramic toy tea set

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy tea sets
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Pastry board

Pastry board

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pastry boards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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New South Wales Women's Cricket Association player's pass, 1934

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Ruby Lee collection
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Passes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1934
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Bread board

Bread board

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Kitchenware
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Mrs Kathleen Simpson
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1933
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Ballot envelope from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 8 August 1928

Ballot envelope from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 8 August 192...

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Envelopes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1928
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Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 1, 1934

Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 1, 1934

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Scrapbooks
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Saxony, England
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Durrants, London
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1930
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Glass plate negative - Women and children at campsite, Darwin, 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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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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Timber tool box

Timber tool box

John Docker collection
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Tool boxes
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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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'Picturesque views - Canberra - The Capital of Australia Federal Territory.'

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Bernice Spence Fryer collection
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Pamphlets
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Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
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William Stanley Vogt
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1925
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Wooden toy truck

Wooden toy truck

Suncoast Pioneer Village collection
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Toy trucks
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Bli Bli, Queensland, Australia
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Suncoast Pioneer Village
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1920
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Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'And she deserved it!'

Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'And she deserved it!'

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Railway Station. Newtown N.S.W.

Railway Station. Newtown N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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G.Giovanardi, Sydney
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1907
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Fowler's Vacola Jar no. 28

Fowler's Vacola Jar no. 28

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving jars
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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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Harvest of Endurance: A History of the Chinese in Australia 1788-1988

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Australia-China Friendship Society collection
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Scrolls
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Australia
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Mr Mo Xiangyi
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1987
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Ballot paper  from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 8 August 1928

Ballot paper from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 8 August 1928

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Ballot papers
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1928
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Wolseley-Lister mechanical shearing handpiece used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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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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Miner's short-handled pick

Miner's short-handled pick

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Picks
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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