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Brass button - Australian Military Forces

Brass button - Australian Military Forces

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Military buttons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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K C Luke Pty Ltd
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1914
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Glass plate negative - Two men throwing spears

Glass plate negative - Two men throwing spears

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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1922
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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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Novelty ceramic ashtray or pin tray in the form of a young girl

Novelty ceramic ashtray or pin tray in the form of a young g...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 3
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Ashtrays
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Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mashman Bros
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1910
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Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Postcards
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1914
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Metal rule

Metal 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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A View from the Train near Mt. Lofty Station, South Australia

A View from the Train near Mt. Lofty Station, South Australi...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Lofty, Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

Papuan Official collection
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Torso armour
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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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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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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "JEC"

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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K.A. Aumuller - Self with Ginger and Bonsky

K.A. Aumuller - Self with Ginger and Bonsky

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 River gun boat anchored off Shameen - Canton. Oct 1921

A River gun boat anchored off 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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Nature Study sketchbook by Mary Kendall 1910s

Nature Study sketchbook by Mary Kendall 1910s

David and Gianna Sudholz collection
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Sketchbooks
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Natimuk, Victoria, Australia
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Mary Kendall
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1911
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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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The Observatory Peking - on the East Wall. Feb 1915

The Observatory Peking - on the East Wall. Feb 1915

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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Stub of a wax candle

Stub of a wax candle

John Docker collection
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Candles
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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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.22 revolver with a black handle and leather holster associated with Milo Dunphy

.22 revolver with a black handle and leather holster associa...

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Revolvers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1912
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Tiffin party at the Repulse Bay Hotel

Tiffin party at the Repulse Bay Hotel

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Hong Kong
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1922
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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Wedding invitations
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1922
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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by H...

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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1922
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Penis cover

Penis cover

Papuan Official collection
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Penis sheaths
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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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Photographic postcard of Paramatta River at Drummoyne, NSW

Photographic postcard of Paramatta River at Drummoyne, 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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White china dinner plate

White china dinner plate

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Dinner plates
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Sample possum pelt

Sample possum pelt

James Wall collection
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Specimens
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Umbango, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Denis Francois R. de Berigny
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1920
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Black and white photograph of US swimmer Frances Cowells

Black and white photograph of US swimmer Frances Cowells

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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San Francisco, California, United States of America
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Miss Frances Cowells
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1917
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Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Postcards
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1914
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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her hu...

Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Cotton bag

Cotton bag

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Storage bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1912
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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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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Ox cart delivering water to householders in Lamamao. Jan 1915

Ox cart delivering water to householders in Lamamao. Jan 191...

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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Convict-made brick with an 'O' stamped in the centre of one face

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David Westcott collection no. 4
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Convict bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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John Onus
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1833
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Spherical crockery shard which is blue with tan coloured swirls

Spherical crockery shard which is blue with tan coloured swi...

Doris Nash collection
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Shards
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Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
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1887
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Invoice from J Jukes General Merchant, Southgate

Invoice from J Jukes General Merchant, Southgate

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Invoices
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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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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Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Una May Irvine collection no. 2
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Hair rollers
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Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1900
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Tape measure

Tape measure

George O Crawford collection
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Tape measures
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Film pack adaptor

Film pack adaptor

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Photographic equipment
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New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1903
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Circle 'W' branding iron initially used for branding cattle, and later horses, on Lyndavale Station, NT

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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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Rectangular fawn-coloured lacquered canvas suitcase with a red, yellow and black stripe pattern

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Colledge Family collection
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Suitcases
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Toy cooking spoon

Toy cooking spoon

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Kitchen toys
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Mrs Eslee Bridge
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1920
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Penis cover

Penis cover

Papuan Official collection
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Penis sheaths
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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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Australian silver commemorative medallion marking Australia's 150th Anniversary in1938, featuring the landing at Sydney Cove of Captain Arthur Phillip on January 26 1788.

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Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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NSW Government
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1832
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Entrance gate to the 'Carnival' grounds at Manilla. Feb 1917

Entrance gate to the 'Carnival' grounds at Manilla. Feb 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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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing lures
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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Toy brown velvet kangaroo covered with fundrasising badges from World War One

Toy brown velvet kangaroo covered with fundrasising badges f...

Terence Lane collection
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Toy animals
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1914
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Woman sitting with a child with the child's hand on the woman's shoulder and a teddy bear on the ground

Woman sitting with a child with the child's hand on the woma...

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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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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Ear ornaments

Ear ornaments

Papuan Official collection
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Body jewellery
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Hew Pas Chuen Yunnanfu - Minister of Foreign Affairs; July 1920

Hew Pas Chuen Yunnanfu - Minister of Foreign Affairs; July 1...

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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Island Bay - one of the resorts on the Island for launch parties. 2.7.1922

Island Bay - one of the resorts on the Island for launch par...

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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Glass Agee preserving jar

Glass Agee preserving jar

Anne Girard collection
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Food preserving jars
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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1920
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Photograph of a street scene with a stone wall running across the front and telegraph poles along the front of the wall.

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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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Souvenir from France

Souvenir from France

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Postcards
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1914
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr F R. Cawley
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1922
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Kominatos and his dogs Jan 1920

Kominatos and his dogs Jan 1920

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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View from the train showing 2 tunnels and a bridge on the Amchow-Yunnanfu section of the Yunnan Railway.

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Commemorative certificate from King George to the mother of 9956 Driver Alison Hope Oliver, AIF, who was killed in France

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Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Certificates
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London, England
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1922
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Man standing outside (appears to be K.A. Aumuller) wearing boots, gaiters over trousers, a white shirt and a dark tie.

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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