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Sweetheart ring which belonged to Muriel McPhee

Sweetheart ring which belonged to Muriel McPhee

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Rings
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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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ST KILDA Pa and Ma believe in protection, 18 July 1906

ST KILDA Pa and Ma believe in protection, 18 July 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1906
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Lead finial for gaol fence

Lead finial for gaol fence

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Finials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Lime gourd

Lime gourd

Papuan Official collection
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Gourds
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1914
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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Handmade oval linen table centre with a coarse white crocheted pilot edge

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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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Circular Quay featuring red roofs beyond the water, 27 August 1914

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Saxony, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Railway Station, Ipswich, Queensland

Railway Station, Ipswich, Queensland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1900
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Club from New Zealand, 1914

Club from New Zealand, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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New Zealand
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1914
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Soup spoon

Soup spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup spoons
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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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Poster - Tall ships, Tall Stories, Resistance Every Day Since 1788...

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Kerry Browning collection
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Political posters
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Australia
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1988
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White china bowl

White china bowl

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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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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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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Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, Nr. Sydney

Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, Nr. Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hawkesbury River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Spirit level

Spirit level

George O Crawford collection
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Spirit levels
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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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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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Letter regarding Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1 December 1922

Letter regarding Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1 December 1922

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Letters
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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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Photograph of a pagoda style structure

Photograph of a pagoda style structure

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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Wedding anniversary

Wedding anniversary

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1940
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The Imp

The Imp

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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1906
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Dessert spoon

Dessert spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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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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Wooden toy truck

Wooden toy truck

Suncoast Pioneer Village collection
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Toy trucks
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Bli Bli, Queensland, Australia
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Suncoast Pioneer Village
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1920
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Greetings from  AUSTRALIA

Greetings from AUSTRALIA

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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Cane armband

Cane armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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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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Metal blue ashtray

Metal blue ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1940
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Centrallising anvil

Centrallising anvil

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Anvils
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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Colour lithograph showing a collage of Gumnut Babies by May Gibbs

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 5
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Lithographs
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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1920
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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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Commonwealth Parliament House menu for 2 June 1914

Commonwealth Parliament House menu for 2 June 1914

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 7
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Menus
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1914
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Clarence Henry
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1914
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Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull, Springfield, Goulburn, NSW, Australia, 22 May 1914

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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1914
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The Canal (actually a river) in front of the B.A.T. Mess Yunnanfu in flood Augt 1920

The Canal (actually a river) in front of the B.A.T. Mess Yun...

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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Nobby's Beach, Newcastle

Nobby's Beach, Newcastle

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Nobbys Head, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Pearl of sweet Ceylon fairer & rarer

Pearl of sweet Ceylon fairer & rarer

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Ceylon
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Mr Redmond Nolan
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1906
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Advertising card featuring Arthur Pelky

Advertising card featuring Arthur Pelky

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Sydney Stadium, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Food stirer

Food stirer

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Kitchenware
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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'Billybook', a political cartoon book by Bulletin cartoonist David Low, 1918

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 18
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Sir David A. Low
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1918
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Street scene with trams

Street scene with trams

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Stanmore, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1907
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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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Souvenir octagonal white bone china side plate with a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair

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Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Side plates
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Series of three poster promoting wartime security

Series of three poster promoting wartime security

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 11
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Posters
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Victoria, Australia
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Australian Army
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1939
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Hair brush and comb set

Hair brush and comb set

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Hair care equipment
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London, England
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Mappin & Webb Ltd
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1913
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Canvas bag for saws

Canvas bag for saws

John Docker collection
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Storage bags
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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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Cane armband

Cane armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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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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Native Encampment

Native Encampment

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John S. Prout
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1844
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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

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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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A farmers son. Age 12. Married. Jan 1915

A farmers son. Age 12. Married. Jan 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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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Penrose Gullies, a short drive from the Laurels

Penrose Gullies, a short drive from the Laurels

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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RKO Radio Pictures

RKO Radio Pictures

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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RKO Radio Pictures Inc
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1940
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Red metal post box on four legs

Red metal post box on four legs

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1930
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The History of Kent County Cricket edited by Lord Harris.

The History of Kent County Cricket edited by Lord Harris.

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Lord Harris
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1907
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Headdress

Headdress

Papuan Official collection
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Headdresses
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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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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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Pitt Street, from Herald Corner

Pitt Street, from Herald Corner

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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