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Child's picture and story book shaped to fit illustration of small boy on cover

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Bridge Family collection no. 2
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Childrens books
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Germany
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Mr John Denney
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1920
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Portrait of a soldier, woman and child

Portrait of a soldier, woman and child

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Photographic postcards
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1914
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Souvenir of the Opening of Parliament House at Canberra by His Royal Highness the Duke of York, 9 May 1927

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 23
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Commemorative books
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Federal Capital Commission
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1927
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BAT premises; Shameen Canton Oct 1921

BAT premises; Shameen Canton Oct 1921

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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3A Oct 1927 [group of school children and a teacher]

3A Oct 1927 [group of school children and a teacher]

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographic postcards
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1927
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Adjustable taper nose pliers

Adjustable taper nose pliers

John Docker collection
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Pliers
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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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Bullroarer

Bullroarer

Papuan Official collection
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Bullroarers
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Model canoe prow

Model canoe prow

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Hately wheat collection

Hately wheat collection

Horse Era Museum collection no. 2
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Grains
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1886
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Pipes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Hotel Canberra and Lawns, Canberra

Hotel Canberra and Lawns, Canberra

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1927
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Postcard titled 'Disc Ploughs scene in Australia', Narromine, 1922

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Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Postcards
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London, England
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1922
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Tirranna Race Club Programme, Andrew Faithfull Gibson, 6 January 1870

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Programs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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De La Rue
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1870
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Japara gunny sack

Japara gunny sack

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Carry bags
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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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Ox cart delivering water to householders in Lamamao. Jan 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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A Scrape o' the Pen

A Scrape o' the Pen

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Head ornaments
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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