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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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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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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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Row of camels crossing a river

Row of camels crossing a river

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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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Incised and painted shield, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Mike Pearson collection
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Shields
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1930
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Lime gourd

Lime gourd

Papuan Official collection
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Gourds
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Flinders Street showing Municipal Buildings, Townsville, 20 November 1914

Flinders Street showing Municipal Buildings, Townsville, 20 ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass issued to the Hon King O'Malley

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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1912
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Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Cabinets
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London, England
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Cash & Sons
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1920
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Fine toothed hacksaw blade

Fine toothed hacksaw blade

John Docker collection
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Saw blades
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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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Boondara showing horses pulling wagons loaded with wool bales

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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A Century at Moore Park Best Exhibit Beef Shorthorns 1882-1982

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Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Medals
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1882
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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

L and T Hackney collection
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Spearthrowers
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Two men feeding a baby camel with a spoon

Two men feeding a baby camel with a spoon

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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Trans-Australian Railway. King Moonlight

Trans-Australian Railway. King Moonlight

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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King Moonlight
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1912
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Advertising card featuring Jules Dubourg

Advertising card featuring Jules Dubourg

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Baker's Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Photographic postcard of Middle Harbour, NSW

Photographic postcard of Middle Harbour, 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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Receipts sent from Pitt, Sons & Badgery to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 12 Macrh 1928

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Sales records
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Pitt, Son & Badgery, Limited
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1928
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Plaster standing kangaroo on a stepped plinth

Plaster standing kangaroo on a stepped plinth

Terence Lane collection
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Animal figures
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1920
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Brown checked riding jacket

Brown checked riding jacket

Colledge Family collection
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Jackets
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Document regarding Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 25 July 1922  to 5 March 1923

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Financial records
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1922
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Shield decorated with Sydney Harbour Bridge and James Cook's landing at Botany Bay.

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"Cook's Landing" Shield collection
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Shields
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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WJ Hughes
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1928
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Lily Molloy kneeling down and holding a posy in her lap

Lily Molloy kneeling down and holding a posy in her lap

Kevin Hannan collection
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Esna Studio
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1915
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The Worker Cook Book, compiled by Mary Gilmore

The Worker Cook Book, compiled by Mary Gilmore

Hilda Creager collection no. 2
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Cookbooks
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Dame Mary Gilmore
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1915
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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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Film negative - Horses watering, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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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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1928
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The highest station on the Yunnanfu railway, 11.7.1917

The highest station on the Yunnanfu railway, 11.7.1917

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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Australian Army 'AUSTRALIA' brass shoulder title, worn when on overseas service

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Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Military badges
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Egypt
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Alison H. Oliver
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1915
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The burning of opium at Kalgan 16.6.1914

The burning of opium at Kalgan 16.6.1914

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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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob han...

Paul Watts collection
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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Clear glass bottle in the form of a standing kangaroo holding a cricket bat

Clear glass bottle in the form of a standing kangaroo holdin...

Terence Lane collection
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Bottles
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Australia
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1910
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Colourised photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, NSW

Colourised 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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Peasant's land-bank, 5% State certificate of 100 roubles

Peasant's land-bank, 5% State certificate of 100 roubles

Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Boab nut incised with house and landscape

Boab nut incised with house and landscape

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Nut carvings
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North Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Boondara, horses hitched to a wagon loaded with wool bales

Boondara, horses hitched to a wagon loaded with wool bales

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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RKO Radio Pictures

RKO Radio Pictures

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1929
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Two bowls

Two bowls

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Timber lamp stand with a standard bayonet light fitting

Timber lamp stand with a standard bayonet light fitting

Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Lamps
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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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Wooden cell door, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Wooden cell door, 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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Handmade white oval linen table centre with fancyworked flowers

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian Customs Service

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ER Skipper collection
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Embossing machines
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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P J King, General Engraver Die Sinker
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1901
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Golden Gauntlet awarded to Australian speedway star Frank Arthur 1928

Golden Gauntlet awarded to Australian speedway star Frank Ar...

Frank Arthur collection
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Trophies
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England
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Frank Arthur
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1928
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Henley Beach 1918 Regatta - Lady Galway Club House

Henley Beach 1918 Regatta - Lady Galway Club House

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Club badges
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Henley Beach, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Galway
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1918
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Wooden club

Wooden club