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Dispatch box with 'The Colonial Treasurer' on lid

Dispatch box with 'The Colonial Treasurer' on lid

Marion Green collection
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Dispatch boxes
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1856
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Standard Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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Lannon Harley
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1832
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Wood gouge with a timber handle

Wood gouge with a timber handle

John Docker collection
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Gouges
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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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Photographic postcard of Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

Photographic postcard of Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1885
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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Corsets
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1850
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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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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Album containing 27 photographs of significant sites around Canberra, from the 1930's

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Betty Hall collection
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Photograph albums
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Commonwealth Government Printers
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1930
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Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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R Gardner
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1893
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Shield

Shield

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Shields
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not known
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1963
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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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Silver cup. Inscribed

Silver cup. Inscribed "Mozart-Knaben/Amerika/1937-38

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Cups
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
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Olav Schappacher
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1937
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Square brown fabric-coated suitcase and a card baggage label

Square brown fabric-coated suitcase and a card baggage label

Colledge Family collection
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Suitcases
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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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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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting John Macarthur

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting John M...

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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1766
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Leopold Steger's mathematics exercise book

Leopold Steger's mathematics exercise book

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Exercise books
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1938
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Cane grocery basket used at a J B Youngs store in Canberra until 1965

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Peter Duff collection
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Baskets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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J B Youngs Pty Ltd
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1920
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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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Shield

Shield

Igor Zorich collection
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Shields
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White wooden 'make-do' stool made by soldier settler Harry Newman at Narrogin, Western Australia, in 1922

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Harry and Natalie Newman collection
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Stools
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Narrogin Agricultural Area, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Henry '. Newman
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1922
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Diamond-shaped wooden parrying shield decorated with blue pigment

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19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Shields
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Upper Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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1840
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Hungarian Boy Scouts Association membership card 1938

Hungarian Boy Scouts Association membership card 1938

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Membership cards
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Hungary
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Mojsza Printery
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1938
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Carborundum rod sharpening tool

Carborundum rod sharpening tool

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Sharpening stones
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Natives of Carpentaria

Natives of Carpentaria

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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T Baines
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1873
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Dial gauge

Dial gauge

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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Key

Key

Colledge Family collection
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Keys
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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The Woman's World 1888

The Woman's World 1888

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Magazines
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1888
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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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Hair tongs

Hair tongs

Una May Irvine collection no. 2
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Tongs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1930
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The Custom House, Sydney, 1 May 1906

The Custom House, Sydney, 1 May 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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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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Shield, Papunya, Northern Territory, 1991

Shield, Papunya, Northern Territory, 1991

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Shields
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1976
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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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Wentworth Pastoral Agricultural & Horticultural Society 1888 'Merino Ewe'

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David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1888
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Wooden pack saddle consisting of an A-shaped timber frame with items attached by wire, chains and straps

Wooden pack saddle consisting of an A-shaped timber frame wi...

John Swain collection
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Saddles
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles Carter
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1933
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Boot hook

Boot hook

Colledge Family collection
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Boot hooks
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Shield, by Reggie Jackson, Jamieson Range, Western Australia

Shield, by Reggie Jackson, Jamieson Range, Western Australia

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Shields
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Reggie Jackson
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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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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case, with accessories

Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case, with ac...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Shield, Lower Murray River area, South Australia

Shield, Lower Murray River area, South Australia

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Shields
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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Photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, NSW

Photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, 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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Rainforest shield, Atherton Tableland, QLD

Rainforest shield, Atherton Tableland, QLD

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Shields
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Atherton Tableland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Shield

Shield

Olive Pink collection
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Shields
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Miss Olive Pink
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Club with four-sided head featuring pokerwork animals and text on all sides, from La Perouse, Sydney, attributed to Tommy Foster

Club with four-sided head featuring pokerwork animals and te...

Scott Rainbow collection
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Clubs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Tommy Foster
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1938
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Convex crescentic gorget (breastplate) with 'GR' royal cypher, as worn by British Army officers

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Les Stillman Militaria collection
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Military badges
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England, United Kingdom
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British Army
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1812
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The Australian Cricketing Team, 1888

The Australian Cricketing Team, 1888

Sporting Memorabilia collection
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Photographs
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London, England
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London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company Limited
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1888
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Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Lorna Huxtable collection
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Copper sticks
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Louise E. Barrenger
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1882
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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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Shield

Shield

Patricia Heath collection
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Shields
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Ms Patricia Heath
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Lead finial for gaol fence

Lead finial for gaol fence

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Finials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Photographic postcard of Middle Harbour, NSW

Photographic postcard of Middle Harbour, 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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Script for play titled

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Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Documents
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr William T. Moncrieff
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1818
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Six slice toast rack

Six slice toast rack

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Toast racks
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Sheffield, England
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Walker & Hall
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