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The Testing Years

The Testing Years

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Gordon Ross
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1958
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Poster

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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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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Crystal wine glass from Old Parliament House

Crystal wine glass from Old Parliament House

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 2
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Wine glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Government of Australia
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Black and grey velvet hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Black and grey velvet hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Hats
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Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Anne Harrison
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1955
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A black and white photograph of a camel train walking near trees at the base of a mountain with a river nearby

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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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Sharpening stone for shears, used by professional shearer Colin Davis on Merriville Estate

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Colin Davis collection
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Sharpening stones
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Murrumbateman, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Colin Davis
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1946
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Five cartoon illustrations

Five cartoon illustrations

Alex Gurney collection
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Cartoons
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Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Alex Gurney
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1940
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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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Dolly clothes peg

Dolly clothes peg

Margaret Heap 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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1950
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Acrylic painting by Tjinkuma, Ernabella SA

Acrylic painting by Tjinkuma, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjinkuma Wells
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1954
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Postcard featuring corner of John Cooper & Sons Horse Shoe Factory, Melbourne

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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John Cooper & Sons
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1914
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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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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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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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An Australian Homestead

An Australian Homestead

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Soft brown felt riding hat

Soft brown felt riding hat

Colledge Family collection
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Hats
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Pencil

Pencil

John Docker collection
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Pencils
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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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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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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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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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Photograph of ship flying American flag

Photograph of ship flying American flag

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Fishing line float

Fishing line float

Papuan Official collection
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Fish floats
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Nineteen brown paper sample bags used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

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D J Mulvaney collection
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Bags
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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1956
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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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Go / No go gauge

Go / No go gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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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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View of France-Belgium gallery, Australian War Memorial, Canberra

View of France-Belgium gallery, Australian War Memorial, Can...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian War Memorial, Campbell, Canberra, Australian Capital Ter...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Wooden hunting club, Darling River region, New South Wales

Wooden hunting club, Darling River region, New South Wales

Black's Museum collection
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Clubs
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Darling River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1930
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Flinders Street showing Municipal Buildings, Townsville, 20 November 1914

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Demobilised Sailors Soldiers & Airmens Assoc

Demobilised Sailors Soldiers & Airmens Assoc

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Membership badges
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Demobilised Sailors, Soldiers & Airmens Association
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1914
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Toy potato masher

Toy potato masher

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Kitchen toys
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Mrs Eslee Bridge
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1920
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Yacca walking-stick

Yacca walking-stick

C Warren Bonython collection
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Walking-sticks
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South Australia, Australia
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Charles W. Bonython
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1947
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Carrobboree [i.e.Corroboree] on the banks of the Murray

Carrobboree [i.e.Corroboree] on the banks of the Murray

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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1873
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Capstan head

Capstan head

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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Tinplate opener

Tinplate opener

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchenware
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Arnott's
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1950
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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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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Florence Ethel Faithfull outside Tulworth Castle, Dorset, 1914

Florence Ethel Faithfull outside Tulworth Castle, Dorset, 19...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Dorset, England
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Miss Florence A. Antill
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1914
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Calendar

Calendar

Union of Australian Women collection
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Calendars
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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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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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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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A pagoda in a temple compound at Lamannao Jan 1915

A pagoda in a temple compound at Lamannao 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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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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Colourised photographic postcard of Lane Cover River, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Lane Cover River, 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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Phallocrypt

Phallocrypt

Papuan Official collection
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Penis sheaths
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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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Zuiderzeeclub

Zuiderzeeclub

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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India
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Fred Mitchell
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1922
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King Street, Newtown

King Street, Newtown

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Monotype, Beket Information

Monotype, Beket Information

Les Robertson collection
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Information tables
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Dolly clothes peg

Dolly clothes peg

Margaret Heap 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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1950
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A River gun boat anchored off Shameen - Canton. Oct 1921

A River gun boat anchored off Shameen - Canton. Oct 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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Water jug

Water jug

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Jugs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Stokes & Sons
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1988
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Double storey building with three female nurses and three other people standing on the upper storey veranda

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Leather sundries case owned by Len Uren

Leather sundries case owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Cases
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Leonard S. Uren
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1914
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Rush cross

Rush cross

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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Kaimari, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Knife

Knife