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Scythe stone

Scythe stone

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 1
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Sharpening stones
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Oakleigh, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Thomas Colwell
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1900
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Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps produced in Australia, 1950

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Third Great Seal of New South Wales collection
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Postage stamps
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Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1950
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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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Flashlight - B.A.T. Mess Kalgan May 1914

Flashlight - B.A.T. Mess Kalgan May 1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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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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Printed First World War roll of honour, Department of Public Works, associated with the service of Lieutenant Vincent Burns

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Vincent Burns collection
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Documents
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1914
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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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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Photo-micrographic apparatus stand and accessories

Photo-micrographic apparatus stand and accessories

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Photographic equipment
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Jena, Germany
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Carl Zeiss
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1920
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Deck of Commonwealth Railway playing cards

Deck of Commonwealth Railway playing cards

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 1
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Playing cards
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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1900
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Sliding bevel

Sliding bevel

John Docker collection
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Bevels
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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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Drawing of Sydney 1914

Drawing of Sydney 1914

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1914
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Hately wheat collection

Hately wheat collection

Horse Era Museum collection no. 2
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Grains
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1886
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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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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Dispatch box with 'Premier of New South Wales' on lid

Dispatch box with 'Premier of New South Wales' on lid

Marion Green collection
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Dispatch boxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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1901
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1912 to 1934

Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1912 to 1934

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Minute books
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1912
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Row of camels crossing a river

Row of camels crossing a river

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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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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Products of Queensland International Exhibition London 1862

Products of Queensland International Exhibition London 1862

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1862
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Department of Agriculture Victoria 1908 'Dry Wine'

Department of Agriculture Victoria 1908 'Dry Wine'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1908
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Medal with ribbon from Order of Australia set, Member - General Division, Male

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Governor-General collection
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Medals
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Royal Australian Mint
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek east, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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The first hut on our trip to Lamamuno

The first hut on our trip to Lamamuno

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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New South Wales Rugby League football cap, 1922

New South Wales Rugby League football cap, 1922

Vic Armbruster collection
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Caps
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New South Wales, Australia
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Vic Armbruster
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1922
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Wentworth Pastoral Agricultural & Horticultural Society 1888 'Pair Carriage Horses' Crozier

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David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1888
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Photographic postcard of Balmoral Beach, NSW

Photographic postcard of Balmoral Beach, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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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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Nail punch

Nail punch

John Docker collection
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Punches
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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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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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Lantern slide - Pitjantjatjara man, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920-1924

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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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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A Walk on the Peak Hong Kong Sept 1921

A Walk on the Peak Hong Kong Sept 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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Wooden scribe made from wood with a small tack like metal piece attached

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George O Crawford collection
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Woodworking tools
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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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Dip pen

Dip pen

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pens
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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1913
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Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accessories, trunk, spanner and jack

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Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Concord, New Hampshire, United States of America
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Abbott-Downing Company
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1854
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Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Lake Tyers, about 1920

Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Lake Tyers, about 1920

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1920
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Booklet titled 'Episodes - A Glimpse of Australia-Japan Relations 1859-1979'

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Thompson Family collection
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Booklets
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Japan
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1859
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Cane rings from firesticks set

Cane rings from firesticks set

Papuan Official collection
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Firesticks
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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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Circular Quay featuring red roofs beyond the water, 27 August 1914

Circular Quay featuring red roofs beyond the water, 27 Augus...

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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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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Iron stand

Iron stand

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Stands
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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Our junk - on which we travelled for about 5 days. Coming down the Fu River from Kwerlin to Wuchow - 190 miles. Apl 1917

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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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Man standing with his hand on the shoulder of a child in full school uniform

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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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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Pipes
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1914
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Red ochre pigment

Red ochre pigment

Papuan Official collection
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Ochre specimens
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1914
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'An Historic Retrospect on the occasion of the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of the Founding of Australia' - colour publication printed for the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of Australia, 1938.

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Booklets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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S T Leigh & Co Pty Ltd
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1938
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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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Glass plate negative - Natives prisoners, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905(?)

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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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1900
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Taking the grape vines from their trenches, Kalgan 24.4.1914

Taking the grape vines from their trenches, Kalgan 24.4.1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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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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Familiar Australian Singers

Familiar Australian Singers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1913
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Fiftieth Anniversary 1888-1938

Fiftieth Anniversary 1888-1938

Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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National Agricultural & Industrial Association of Queensland 1909 'Blood Mare'

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David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1909
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View of the C.M. Customs Club at Kulangsu Amoy from the recreation ground. Aug 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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P & A Association of Central New England 1871 'Breeding Sow'

P & A Association of Central New England 1871 'Breeding Sow'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1871
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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 1604 with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dent & Co
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1850
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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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Photograph of W H Treloar, H Lord and Leslie Trist with an aircraft

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Eric J Treloar collection
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Horsham, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William H. Treloar
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1922
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Square brown fabric-coated suitcase and a card baggage label

Square brown fabric-coated suitcase and a card baggage label

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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