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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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Child's drawing by Tjampu, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Tjampu, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjampu
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1954
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Certificate awarded at the Parramatta Agricultural & Industrial Society Annual Show, 1967 for third prize for an organdie throwover

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1967
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'Dragon Heads', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1951

'Dragon Heads', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1951

Bonita Mabo collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1951
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George Street, Sydney, showing Town Hall and Queen Victoria Markets, 28 April 1908

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Art Series
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1908
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Ryan St, Galong - With Best Wishes

Ryan St, Galong - With Best Wishes

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Hazel Smith
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1908
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Poster 'greetings from Sydney Australia Join the Movement for a Nuclear (and Turd) Free Pacific'

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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South Pacific,
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Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1960
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Toy dustpan

Toy dustpan

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Cleaning toys
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Mrs Helen Jensma
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1950
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Nineteen brown paper sample bags used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

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D J Mulvaney collection
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Bags
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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1956
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Dustpan brush

Dustpan brush

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dustpan and brush sets
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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1993 Aboriginal Education and Training Program Calendar

1993 Aboriginal Education and Training Program Calendar

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Calendars
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Abart Productions
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1993
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Printed paper instruction sheet for a Caltex periscope.

Printed paper instruction sheet for a Caltex periscope.

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Instructional documents
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Caltex Australia
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1950
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Fowler's Vacola Jar no. 28

Fowler's Vacola Jar no. 28

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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Scout Patrol Leader's fleur-de-lys lapel badge

Scout Patrol Leader's fleur-de-lys lapel badge

Barry Williams collection
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Badges
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1942
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Pamphlet titled 'The Old Red Gum Tree', marking the celebration of the separation of the colony of Victoria from New South Wales

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Australian War Memorial collection
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Pamphlets
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Victoria, Australia
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Government of Victoria
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1951
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Child's drawing by Litja, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Litja, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Litja
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1954
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Set of eight children's glasses

Set of eight children's glasses

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Glasses
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1960
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Companion of The Most Distinguished Order of St Michael & St George, awarded to Dr J H L Cumpston

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Cumpston Family collection
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Awards
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London, England
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Garrard & Co Ltd
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1901
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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1985  Participation Development Peace - IYY [International Youth Year].

1985 Participation Development Peace - IYY [International Y...

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Digging tool known as a 'Pelican', used in the construction of the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme

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Snowy Scheme - Bill Fegan collection
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Picks
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Norway
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Mr William Fegan
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1967
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Crystal glass given to Alderman Edna Ryan by women employees of Fairfield Council after she successfully campaigned for equal pay for them

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Edna Ryan collection
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Drinking glasses
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Fairfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Edna Ryan
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1960
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Luncheon in honour of His Excellency Son Sann, 1967

Luncheon in honour of His Excellency Son Sann, 1967

William Fryer collection
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Menus
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr William '. Fryer
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1967
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1908, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1908
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Instruction and Recipe Book for pressure cooker made by the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation

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MC Glenn collection
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Operating manuals
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation Pty Ltd
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1945
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Envelope for telegram

Envelope for telegram

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 2
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Envelopes
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Victoria, Australia
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Australian Red Cross Society
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1941
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Australian Palace, Central Hall, Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Miner's crossed pick and shovel brooch incorporating a large nugget

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Smales Jewellers collection
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Brooches
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Western Australia, Australia
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Crawford family
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1890
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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1945
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Napura
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1954
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Bench axe with a steel head branded

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John Docker collection
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Axes
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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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Envelope titled 'United for Victory Interlocking Jigsaw'

Envelope titled 'United for Victory Interlocking Jigsaw'

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 3
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Envelopes
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Australia
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John Sands Pty Ltd
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1942
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Cardboard Henderson hat box

Cardboard Henderson hat box

Bothwell Museum collection
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Hatboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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RC Henderson
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1950
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Calendar

Calendar

Union of Australian Women collection
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Calendars
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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The Bridge, Camden, 19 November 1908

The Bridge, Camden, 19 November 1908

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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Camden, New South Wales, Australia
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1908
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Brown leather child's saddle

Brown leather child's saddle

Gidleigh collection
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Saddles
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Painting depicts three human figures, one kangaroo and one string bag

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Oujaimi and Safatli collection
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Bark paintings
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Gudjekbin, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1965
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Square white cotton table centre cloth made by Una May Roadknight at Orbost, Victoria, in 1906

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1906
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Certificate awarded to Fred Daly 'commemorating your 31 years of service in the House of Representatives and Australian Labor Party'... 2 October 1974

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Fred Daly collection
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Certificates
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1974
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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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1927
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Bristol squat storage jar

Bristol squat storage jar

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Jars
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Lithgow,