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Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1926

Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1926

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Scrapbooks
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Saxony, England
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Durrants, London
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1920
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White wooden 'make-do' stool made by soldier settler Harry Newman at Narrogin, Western Australia, in 1922

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Harry and Natalie Newman collection
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Stools
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Narrogin Agricultural Area, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Henry '. Newman
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1922
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Silver aluminium dish used on top of kitchen scales

Silver aluminium dish used on top of kitchen scales

Bryan Matthews collection
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Dishes
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs June G. Matthews
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1953
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Diary of Edgar Richard Mayne, containing details of the Australian Cricket Team tour to England and South Africa, 1921

Diary of Edgar Richard Mayne, containing details of the Aust...

Nanette Ward collection
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Diaries
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London, England
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Charles Letts and Co.
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1921
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Child's painting by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Child's painting by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Watercolour paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Dustpan

Dustpan

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dustpan and brush sets
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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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Black and white negative glass lantern slide - Base of Ayers Rock Northern Territory, showing effect of aoelian erosion, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Letter from Russell Conolly regarding Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 7 September 1914

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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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1914
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Mittagong Road, Bowral, 1908

Mittagong Road, Bowral, 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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A Footprint of Memory [Sydney]

A Footprint of Memory [Sydney]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Undated map showing irrigation areas along the Murray River from Morgan, South Australia to Hume Reservoir

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Mudgee Historical Society collection
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Maps
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Murray River, , Australia
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Mr Henry H. Dare
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1919
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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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Mayne's autograph book containing over 850 autographs of famous cricketers from England, Australia, Sth Africa, New Zealand, West Indies & Scotland covering the period 1907-1955

Mayne's autograph book containing over 850 autographs of fam...

Nanette Ward collection
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Autograph books
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Edgar R. Mayne
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1907
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Keyhole saw

Keyhole saw

George Henry Taylor collection
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Keyhole saws
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1915
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McMahons Point Sydney

McMahons Point Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss D Holden
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1922
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Glass

Glass

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Glasses
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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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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White china dinner plate

White china dinner plate

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Dinner plates
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Small china bowl

Small china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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Steel horseshoe magnet

Steel horseshoe magnet

John Docker collection
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Magnets
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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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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Photograph of Winnie O'Sullivan sitting on a backless stool, c1917

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Kevin Hannan collection
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Photographs
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Winnie O'Sullivan
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1902
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IBM input typewriter from the SNOCOM computer used by the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority

IBM input typewriter from the SNOCOM computer used by the Sn...

University of Sydney School of Engineering collection
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Typewriters
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University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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School of Electrical Engineering, University of Sydney
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1958
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Oil painting of Mount Ainslie viewed from Russell Hill, Canberra, 1955

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Oil paintings
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Mount Ainslie, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Petronella Wensing
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1955
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.19. Illyarrie

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.19. Illyarrie

Joyce Knife collection
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Matchboxes
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Cremorne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bryant and May
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1950
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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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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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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Wall text for the Little Red Riding Hood wall hanging

Wall text for the Little Red Riding Hood wall hanging

Forest Hill Residential Kindergarten collection
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Exhibition labels
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Forest Hill, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Olga Basylevich
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1946
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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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One of 18 action photographs of the women's cricket match, Sydney University Oval, 1st February 1958

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Ruth Preddey collection
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Photographs
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University of Sydney Cricket Ground, University of Sydney, Sydney, ...
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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1958
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Smoking pipes
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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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Proclamation of British sovereignty over King George V Land (Antarctica), signed by Sir Douglas Mawson, 1931

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Sir Douglas Mawson collection
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Documents
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Antarctica
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Sir Douglas Mawson
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1931
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Wooden spoon

Wooden spoon

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Spoons
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Combination spanner

Combination spanner

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Wrenches
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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Glass plate negative - Man holding north-western type of spearthrower and wearing pubic fur tassel, Wardaman people, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

Glass plate negative - Man holding north-western type of spe...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1908, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1908
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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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Toilet set

Toilet set

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bathroom accessories
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bakewell Brothers Ltd
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1910
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Film negative - Smithy at Mt. Davies camp, Tomkinson Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Hone

Hone

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Trans-Australian Railway. Type of Aboriginal met by surveyors in 1914

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Trans-Australian Railway
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1914
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The Victorian Mallee, 1922

The Victorian Mallee, 1922

Mudgee Historical Society collection
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Reports
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Henry H. Dare
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1922
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'Romanslide' brand manually-operated projector for slides or film strips

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Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Projectors
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Japan
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Sanyo
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1950
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Hand made rigid fan made from woven plant fibre

Hand made rigid fan made from woven plant fibre

Odette O'Neill collection
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Hand fans
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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These toys are for you to buy for your children and grandchildren

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Notes
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Pie dish

Pie dish

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pie dishes
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Germany
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Hunter-Bailey & Uralla wards, R.A Hospital for Children, Sydney

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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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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Wooden weaving shuttle

Wooden weaving shuttle

Papuan Official collection
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