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United Nations' Decade for Women 1976-1985

United Nations' Decade for Women 1976-1985

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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Companion brand blowtorch

Companion brand blowtorch

George and Mary Weir collection
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Blowtorches
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Sweden
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Max Sievert AB
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1949
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Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

John Jankaus collection
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Spittoons
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Ventspils, Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1924
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Draughts

Draughts

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Board games
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Holland
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Petronella Wensing
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1932
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Oh dry those tears

Oh dry those tears

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Redmond Nolan
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1908
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Inside calipers

Inside calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Minton 'Kings Service' china saucer bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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"Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising signs
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New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia
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1913
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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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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Poster -

Poster - "Solidarity with the Struggle of Women in South Afr...

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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Dolly clothes peg

Dolly clothes peg

Margaret Heap collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1950
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Poster -

Poster - "For a Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific''

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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Odette O'Neill collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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"Beulah" Flats, Kirribilli, North Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Kirribilli, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1908
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Award of Merit certificate issued by the Amalgamated Engineering Union

Award of Merit certificate issued by the Amalgamated Enginee...

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Certificates of appreciation
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Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, Australia
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Amalgamated Engineering Union
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1950
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The Graeme Supreme 300A overhead multiplier fishing reel and a screwdriver in a red box

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Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing equipment
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bennett Engineering Company
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1945
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Clapstick

Clapstick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clapsticks
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Southern central, Australia
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Not provided
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1903
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Growth of the Ainslie School

Growth of the Ainslie School

Ainslie Primary School collection no. 2
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Lists
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Braddon, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ainslie Public School
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1964
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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case, with accessories

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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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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Door locks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Out of ANZUS

Out of ANZUS

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty
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1951
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Sign advertising Pelaco brand shirts, collars and pyjamas, with the slogan

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 21
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Advertising signs
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Pelaco International Pty Ltd
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Wooden case for microscope used for the scientific study of algae by phycologist Valerie May

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Valerie Jones collection
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Cases
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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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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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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Live today. Buy beautiful things for your home now! Credit arranged through Youngs own finance

Live today. Buy beautiful things for your home now! Credit a...

J B Young Ltd collection
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Advertising signs
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Hatpin featuring the 1908 Australian coat of arms

Hatpin featuring the 1908 Australian coat of arms

Terence Lane collection
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Hatpins
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1908
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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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Molded yellow plastic hard hat associated wtih the Snowy Scheme

Molded yellow plastic hard hat associated wtih the Snowy Sch...

Snowy Scheme - Frank Rodwell collection
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Helmets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Industrial Safety Services
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1950
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Hall's Turkish Baths, 159 Elizabeth St, Sydney

Hall's Turkish Baths, 159 Elizabeth St, Sydney

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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1908
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Pair of wooden skis made from hand-cut mountain ash, with leather bindings

Pair of wooden skis made from hand-cut mountain ash, with le...

Donald Maclurcan collection no. 2
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Skis
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Kiandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey Yen
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1860
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Postcard depicting-The Gateway Wylde Street Potts Point NSW

Postcard depicting-The Gateway Wylde Street Potts Point NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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Prison warden, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Prison warden, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Poster-

Poster- "Palm Sunday Peace March and Rally, Peace and Justic...

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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Ice-cream churn

Ice-cream churn

Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Ice-cream churns
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The Lodge, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Large group of adults and children in an outdoor setting, Empire Day, 1908

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Augustus L. Faithfull
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1908
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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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Sunset over a river, with embossed plants and snow.  Wishing you a merry Christmas

Sunset over a river, with embossed plants and snow. Wishing...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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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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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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Glass plate negative - Punch (Arrerika) watering camels, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Film negative - Nell Basedow walking toward house, Yalata station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Cattle branding iron with the initials TR

Cattle branding iron with the initials TR

Gidleigh collection
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Brands
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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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Shield, part of a set of the hunting and gathering tools, attributed to the Gammon Ranges, 1951

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Shields
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Gammon Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1951
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Hunter-Bailey & Uralla wards, R.A Hospital for Children, Sydney

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, NSW

Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Acme thread gauge

Acme thread 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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Gauge block attachment

Gauge block attachment

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Riding crop

Riding crop

Colledge Family collection
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Riding whips
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Australia for the Australians, White Australia

Australia for the Australians, White Australia

White Australia Protection Badge collection
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Political badges
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Australia
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1906
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Plaque to commemorate the Australian May Day Centenary 1891 - 1991, with display stand

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plaques
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1891
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Glass plate negative - Preparing for an emu hunt, Wogait people, Anson Bay, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905-1911

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Anson Bay, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Plastic-coated calico coaster printed with an Aboriginal-inspired motif, made by Annan Fabrics, Sydney

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Wal Beckhouse collection
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Coasters
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Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Annan Fabrics
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1951
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Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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London, England
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The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co.
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1908
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Lantern slide - Pitjantjatjara man, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920-1924

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Doily with a butterfly-like shape, mounted on dark blue silk to give it some bulk

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Doilies
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1941
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Equal Pay Year 1986

Equal Pay Year 1986

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political 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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The South British Insurance Company Limited

The South British Insurance Company Limited

Ron Bell collection
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