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Perfume bottle

Perfume bottle

Anne Girard collection
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Perfume bottles
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne Glass Bottle Works
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1900
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Wooden cylindrical pencil case

Wooden cylindrical pencil case

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Pencil cases
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mary Archer
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1895
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Booklet titled 'Official Rules of Hockey', used by Rose Little

Booklet titled 'Official Rules of Hockey', used by Rose Litt...

Rose Hooke collection
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Hartleys Sports Stores
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1915
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Boomerang

Boomerang

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1927
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Hospital Day fundraising badge

Hospital Day fundraising badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Cheer-Up Society
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1914
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Waistbands

Waistbands

Papuan Official collection
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Waistbands
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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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The captured German 28cm Railway Gun in a railway siding at Molonglo

The captured German 28cm Railway Gun in a railway siding at ...

George Henry Taylor collection
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Photographs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Imperial German Army
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1927
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Circle 'W' branding iron initially used for branding cattle, and later horses, on Lyndavale Station, NT

Circle 'W' branding iron initially used for branding cattle,...

John Stanes collection
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Brands
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Erldunda, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Sydney H. Stanes
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1920
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Lil-lil club

Lil-lil club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Harrington Reynolds as the Rev. Dr. Wallace in Seven Little Australians

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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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Diary of Edgar Richard Mayne, containing details of the Australian Cricket Team tour to England and South Africa, 1921

Diary of Edgar Richard Mayne, containing details of the Aust...

Nanette Ward collection
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Diaries
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London, England
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Charles Letts and Co.
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1921
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Program for the Tirranna Race Club 6 January 1870

Program for the Tirranna Race Club 6 January 1870

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Programs
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Tirranna, New South Wales, Australia
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1870
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Wedding photograph

Wedding photograph

Margot Child collection
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Photographs
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Mrs Margot Child
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1922
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Australian Federated Union of Locomotive Enginemen, Victorian Division

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Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Australia
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Australian Federated Union of Locomotive Enginemen
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1915
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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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Newspaper clippings of articles and cartoons related to prickly pear and cactoblastis moth

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Dr John Mann collection
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Newspaper clippings
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1926
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Black georgette chemise-style dress worn at the opening of Parliament House in Canberra on 9 May 1927

Black georgette chemise-style dress worn at the opening of P...

Reverend and Mrs WH Robinson collection
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Dresses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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1927
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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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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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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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Saw-setting tool

Saw-setting tool

John Docker collection
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Saw-setting tools
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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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Jack plane

Jack plane

John Docker collection
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Jack planes
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Sheffield, England
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Art Deco ceramic character jug depicting Stanley Melbourne Bruce

Art Deco ceramic character jug depicting Stanley Melbourne B...

Sir Littleton Groom collection
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Jugs
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England, United Kingdom
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