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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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"GOULBURN A. P. & H. SOCIETY'S ANNUAL SHOW, FIRST PRIZE, Awa...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Certificates
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1938
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Cricket for Women and Girls

Cricket for Women and Girls

The Waratah Club NSW Women's Cricket Association collection
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Books
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Essex, England
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Anchor Press
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1933
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Gold panning dish

Gold panning dish

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Mining equipment
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Wooden plane

Wooden plane

George O Crawford collection
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Planes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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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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Fastening pin for latch on chronometer

Fastening pin for latch on chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Mechanism and Operation of Modern Linotypes

Mechanism and Operation of Modern Linotypes

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Books
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Government Publishing Service
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Composing stick

Composing stick

Les Robertson collection
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Printing accessories
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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White china dinner plate

White china dinner plate

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Dinner plates
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Non-conductive fibre

Non-conductive fibre

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Components
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Letter - Commandants' Office, Port Arthur, 6 February 1846

Letter - Commandants' Office, Port Arthur, 6 February 1846

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1846
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The Operative Painters and Decorators Union of Australia, New South Wales Branch

The Operative Painters and Decorators Union of Australia, Ne...

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W E Smith Ltd
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1930
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Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps produced in Australia, 1950

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Third Great Seal of New South Wales collection
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Postage stamps
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Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1950
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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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Vacola jar

Vacola jar

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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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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Flying Dutchmen

Flying Dutchmen

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Books
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Mr Frank Clune
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1953
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Index book with handwritten entries for stone tools

Index book with handwritten entries for stone tools

Herbert Keys collection
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Books
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Mr Herbert Keys
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Conical copper vase

Conical copper vase

Smith Family collection
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Vases
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Australia
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1930
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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Metal punch featuring the letter

Metal punch featuring the letter "R".

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Punches
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Shovels
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Baron Thomas Denman
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1912
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'An Account of the English Colony in NSW' Volume 2

'An Account of the English Colony in NSW' Volume 2

David Collins collection
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Books
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London, England
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1802
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Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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NSW Government
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1832
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Spherical crockery shard which is blue with tan coloured swirls

Spherical crockery shard which is blue with tan coloured swi...

Doris Nash collection
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Shards
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Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
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1887
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Beauties of Shelley.

Beauties of Shelley.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1830
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Photographic postcard of Sydney Observatory, NSW

Photographic postcard of Sydney Observatory, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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The Coronal - A Collection of Many Problems.

The Coronal - A Collection of Many Problems.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1674
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London Nights Entertainments.

London Nights Entertainments.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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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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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

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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Hand out key Campbell St Gaol, 1837-1961

Hand out key Campbell St Gaol, 1837-1961

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Swing tags
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Timber lamp stand with a standard bayonet light fitting

Timber lamp stand with a standard bayonet light fitting

Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Lamps
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The Lodge, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Recollections and Reminiscences

Recollections and Reminiscences

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Lord Hawke
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1924
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Cricket Prints, Some Batsmen and Bowlers 1920-1940

Cricket Prints, Some Batsmen and Bowlers 1920-1940

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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R C. Robertson-Glascow
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1948
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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

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Paul Watts collection
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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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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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Book titled 'Japan Today and Tomorrow 1934 The Osaka Mainichi'

Book titled 'Japan Today and Tomorrow 1934 The Osaka Mainich...

Lorelle Moore collection
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Books
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China
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Lorelle Moore
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1934
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Bundle of press cuttings and historical documents relating the history of J B Young Holdings Ltd

Bundle of press cuttings and historical documents relating t...

J B Young Ltd collection
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Scrapbooks
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J B Young Holdings Ltd
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1914
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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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Book titled 'Women in Interesting Occupations Coffs Harbour and NSW District 1986' written by Patricia Degens

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Thompson Family collection
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