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Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian Customs Service

Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian...

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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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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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

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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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1922
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String cover

String cover

Papuan Official collection
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Grass skirts
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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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Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Wicker and leather child's pony 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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Residences on the peak, Hong Kong 17-6-1921

Residences on the peak, Hong Kong 17-6-1921

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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B.A.T. Mess Yunnanfu as seen from the train just before reaching the station

B.A.T. Mess Yunnanfu as seen from the train just before reac...

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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Toy egg beater

Toy egg beater

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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Silk embroidered postcard and and inner card to Muriel McPhee from Ronnie McPhee

Silk embroidered postcard and and inner card to Muriel McPhe...

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Postcards
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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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Japara food bag

Japara food 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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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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Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Les Robertson collection
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Boxes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Letter dated 16 May 1844, signed by Thomas Thansell (?)

Letter dated 16 May 1844, signed by Thomas Thansell (?)

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1844
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Underwood No 5 Manual Typewriter

Underwood No 5 Manual Typewriter

Else Alsop collection
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Typewriters
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United States of America
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Underwood Typewriter Company
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1919
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Seven Royal Agricultural Society NSW member badges

Seven Royal Agricultural Society NSW member badges

Colledge Family collection
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Badges
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1913
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1914
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White cotton pillowcase

White cotton pillowcase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Rectangular nine carat gold-plated metal cigarette case engraved with 'SMITHY OLD SON WE MADE IT. CHARLES'

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Charles Kingsford-Smith collection
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Cigarette cases
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1920
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Soldiers standing to attention.

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David Westcott collection no. 7
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Photographic postcards
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1918
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Staff B.A.T. office Yunnanfu 1919

Staff B.A.T. office Yunnanfu 1919

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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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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Girl's two-piece full-length outfit which belonged to 'Bobbie' Faithfull

Girl's two-piece full-length outfit which belonged to 'Bobbi...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Girls clothing
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Bobby Maple Brown
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1910
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Pair of man's dress gloves

Pair of man's dress gloves

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Gloves
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France
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Mr George W. Francisco
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1915
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B.A.T. M.B. Tar Kwang Tung anchored off Shameen Canton Oct 1921

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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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Brass fastening pin for latch

Brass fastening pin for latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Lantern slide - Chambers Pillar, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

Lantern slide - Chambers Pillar, Northern Territory, photogr...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Chambers Pillar, Central Desert, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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View of the Harbour from one of the roads on the Peak. Hong Kong 17.6.1921

View of the Harbour from one of the roads on the Peak. Hong ...

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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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Department of Education certificate issued to Lesley Robertson to certify that he passed composing theory examinations from 1921-1923

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Les Robertson collection
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Certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Victorian Department of Education
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1923
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Octagonal white bone china cup, featuring a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair, and a matching saucer

Octagonal white bone china cup, featuring a picture of the S...

Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Cups and saucers
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Adze haft

Adze haft

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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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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The chancle of All Saint's, Tumut, 1 November 1922

The chancle of All Saint's, Tumut, 1 November 1922

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Tumut, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Chivers family album, 1920s

Chivers family album, 1920s

Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Photograph albums
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1920
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Camisole

Camisole

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Camisoles
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1900
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Bone dagger

Bone dagger

Papuan Official collection
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Daggers
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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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Message sticks

Message sticks

Reverend FR Nitzschke collection
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Message sticks
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1914
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Wick Post Office Staff, 1914

Wick Post Office Staff, 1914

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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Club made by Muta-Maley, Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Club made by Muta-Maley, Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Muta-Maley
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1914
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Sketch depicting two women selling badges to an Australian soldier

Sketch depicting two women selling badges to an Australian s...

Eveline Coulter collection
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Cartoons
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Great Britain
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Miss Ruby Lind
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2018
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Loseby Two Day Marine Chronometer No 109, with accessories in a wooden case

Loseby Two Day Marine Chronometer No 109, with accessories i...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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YMCA - With Our Boys Always Everywhere

YMCA - With Our Boys Always Everywhere

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Club badges
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Young Mens Christian Association
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1914
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Cigarette leaving Yunnanfu per carriers

Cigarette leaving Yunnanfu per carriers

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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Photograph of men sitting at a table drinking tea

Photograph of men sitting at a table drinking tea

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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Mafoss preparing a caravan load in front of BAT Quarters, 1919

Mafoss preparing a caravan load in front of BAT Quarters, 19...

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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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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Letter granting an aviators certificate to Mr W.H. TRELOAR

Letter granting an aviators certificate to Mr W.H. TRELOAR

Eric J Treloar collection
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Letters
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Royal Aero Club of the United Kingdom
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1914
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Glass plate negative - Emily Gap, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1924

Glass plate negative - Emily Gap, Northern Territory, photog...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Emily Gap, Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1924
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Belt with four pouches from Light Horse uniform

Belt with four pouches from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military equipment
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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1913
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Man standing with his hand on the shoulder of a child in full school uniform

Man standing with his hand on the shoulder of a child in ful...

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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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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Card expressing thanks for sympathy card

Card expressing thanks for sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1914
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Glass plate negative - The game of 'gorri', Humbert River station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

Glass plate negative - The game of 'gorri', Humbert River st...

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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Certificate of Honour awarded by the Commonwealth of Australia to Lesley Robertson for Services Rendered in Connection with the Sale of War Savings Certificates, 1919

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Les Robertson collection
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Certificates of appreciation
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1919
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BAT staff, Mukden Office

BAT staff, Mukden Office

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Mukden, Liaoning, China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Mauve satin covered ladies shoes with irridescent gelatin sequin decoration on toe and strap

Mauve satin covered ladies shoes with irridescent gelatin se...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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Switzerland
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1920
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Gympie Railway Station

Gympie Railway Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Gympie, Queensland, Australia
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Kodak Ltd
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1922
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Photograph of cricketers E.R. Mayne and Frank O'Keeffe on board

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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London, England
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1922
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Sir David Beatty, Admiral of the Fleet, Royal Navy

Sir David Beatty, Admiral of the Fleet, Royal Navy

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Badges
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England
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Sir David Beatty
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1914
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