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Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Club

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Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Homemade Black silk bag

Homemade Black silk bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Evening bags
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1910
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Home-made Bosun's chair and for child

Home-made Bosun's chair and for child

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Chairs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1930
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Pair of small square linen doilies handmade using a machine from a scrap of linen

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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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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Photograph of R.M.S. Ormonde

Photograph of R.M.S. Ormonde

Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Gravesend, Kent, England
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W J Munns, Gravesend
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1917
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Necklet

Necklet

Papuan Official collection
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Necklaces
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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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Linen pillow sham

Linen pillow sham

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Pillow shams
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1920
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Adjustable taper nose pliers

Adjustable taper nose pliers

John Docker collection
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Pliers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1930

Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1930

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Scrapbooks
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Saxony, England
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Durrants, London
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1930
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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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Postcard with an illustration depicting two kangaroos fighting

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Five rows of people in an outdoor setting with a bamboo tree in the background

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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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Claw hammer

Claw hammer

John Docker collection
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Hammers
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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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A souvenir of 1906 [three churches in Granville]

A souvenir of 1906 [three churches in Granville]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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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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Circular shaped pagoda or temple with three tiers

Circular shaped pagoda or temple with three tiers

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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Kookaburras

Kookaburras

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum 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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1930
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metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "COM, C...

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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Programme for the 1914 Royal Easter Show

Programme for the 1914 Royal Easter Show

Alan Higgisson collection
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Catalogues
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Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Royal Agricultural Society of NSW
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1914
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Children at an annual country horse race, 1905 to 1912

Children at an annual country horse race, 1905 to 1912

Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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1905
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Post Office, Orange NSW

Post Office, Orange NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Orange, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1906
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The Spit.  Middle Harbour, Sydney

The Spit. Middle Harbour, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Spit, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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White, cotton, sleeveless nightdress

White, cotton, sleeveless nightdress

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Nightdresses
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Leatherworking tools
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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Esbach albuminometer in wooden tube with cork

Esbach albuminometer in wooden tube with cork

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Measuring instruments
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Germany
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School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
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1890
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Dear Sirs, Since my twins have been feeding on your milk they have grown splendidly. I recommend your milk to all mothers

Dear Sirs, Since my twins have been feeding on your milk the...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Hal Gye
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1907
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After the ball was over...

After the ball was over...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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1906
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Guerre 1914-1916, Ypes - La Rue au Beurre - Butter Street

Guerre 1914-1916, Ypes - La Rue au Beurre - Butter Street

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ypres, Belgium
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Three pronged steel fork

Three pronged steel fork

Anne Girard collection
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Table forks
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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1900
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Last Train from KATOOMBA

Last Train from KATOOMBA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Katoomba, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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1922
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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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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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Novelty brown glazed ceramic paperweight caricature of the head of Australian Prime Minister William (Billy) Hughes

Novelty brown glazed ceramic paperweight caricature of the h...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 3
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Paperweights
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Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mashman Bros
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1916
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Certificate

Certificate

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prize certificates
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Yass, New South Wales, Australia
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1906
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Shield - made by Claude, George and Malcolm Wilson - Mitchell River, QLD

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Ursula McConnel collection
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Shields
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Mitchell River, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Claude Wilson
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1927
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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 - Expedition caravan crossing sandy desert, 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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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1964
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Rucksack

Rucksack

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Backpacks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1922
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Club

Club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Clubs
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Kangaroo mounted on a wishbone

Kangaroo mounted on a wishbone

Terence Lane collection
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Brooches
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1903
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Reverend FR Nitzschke collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1914
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Hawkesbury A College, Richmond NSW

Hawkesbury A College, Richmond NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Richmond, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Irrigation device for drawing water from a canal and drain though the dyke - April 1922

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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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Four women walking down a bush road

Four women walking down a bush road

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Iron garden gate from Rosedale homestead

Iron garden gate from Rosedale homestead

Rosedale Homestead collection
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Gates
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1894
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Kettle and lid

Kettle and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kettles
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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Five show badges from various Agricultural and Horticultural Associations in NSW

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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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1923
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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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