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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Photo-micrographic apparatus stand and accessories

Photo-micrographic apparatus stand and accessories

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Photographic equipment
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Jena, Germany
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Carl Zeiss
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1920
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Pigmented long narrow mesh bag made from two-ply fibre string

Pigmented long narrow mesh bag made from two-ply fibre strin...

Dr William Warner collection
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Bags
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Bone dagger

Bone dagger

Papuan Official collection
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Daggers
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1915
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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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1915
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Repatriation Day fundraising badge

Repatriation Day fundraising badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative 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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ursula McConnel collection
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Spearthrowers
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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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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Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, with accessories in a wooden case

Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, with accessories in...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Morris Tobias
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1830
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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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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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Tape measure

Tape measure

George O Crawford collection
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Tape measures
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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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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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Palm spathe food dish

Palm spathe food dish

Papuan Official collection
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Containers
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Linen pillow sham

Linen pillow sham

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Pillow shams
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1920
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Stone pestle

Stone pestle

Papuan Official collection
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Mortars and pestles
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Davy James
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1911
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The opening of a new shop by one of our dealers. Note the flag decorations Kalgan Feb 1915

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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COLESANCO, January 1938, The Magazine of the Employees of G.J. Coles & Coy. Limited

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Magazines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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G J Coles & Company Limited
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1938
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Log Cabin

Log Cabin

Bessie Bardwell collection
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Quilts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1900
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Portrait of Reginald Faithfull, by Myra Felton, 1870s

Portrait of Reginald Faithfull, by Myra Felton, 1870s