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A.N.C. Struggle for Liberation

A.N.C. Struggle for Liberation

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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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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Pair of metal spurs with brown leather straps

Pair of metal spurs with brown leather straps

Colledge Family collection
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Spurs
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Glass plate negative - Wagon carrying 8-tonne load, Victoria River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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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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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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One Lang Starvation Debenture

One Lang Starvation Debenture

John Beagle collection
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Handbills
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W C Penfold and Co Pty Ltd
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1931
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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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Plaque to commemorate the Australian May Day Centenary 1891 - 1991, with display stand

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plaques
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1891
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club chequebook butts, 1919 to 1922

Tirranna Picnic Race Club chequebook butts, 1919 to 1922

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Chequebooks
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1919
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Composing stick

Composing stick

Les Robertson collection
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Printing accessories
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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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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Pigs in a crate - deck of Harmun shipped from Honhow to Hong Kong

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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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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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Woven grass, wide brim hat, attributed to Lake Tyers, 1950s

Woven grass, wide brim hat, attributed to Lake Tyers, 1950s

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Hats
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1950
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Letter - Commandants' Office, Port Arthur, 6 February 1846

Letter - Commandants' Office, Port Arthur, 6 February 1846

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1846
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Poster titled 'Reclaim the Night', 1993

Poster titled 'Reclaim the Night', 1993

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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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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The frontier between the French province of Toukin and the Chinese province of Younnan Oct 1917

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Munyang Power Station in winter

Munyang Power Station in winter

Snowy Scheme - Christine Filiamundi collection
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Photographs
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Munyang, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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John P. Williamson
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1953
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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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Plant fibre basket

Plant fibre basket

Odette O'Neill collection
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Baskets
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Bridge at the head of the gorge on the Hokow [?] section of Yunnan railway - 10.7.1917

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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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Crocheted blue coathanger featuring wool with pom-pom at the front

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Bridge Family collection no. 4
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Coat-hangers
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1950
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Photograph of two rows of geese hanging from two poles in front of a building

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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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De Reszke cigarettes

De Reszke cigarettes

Freida and Lionel Nomchong collection
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Cigarette cases
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London, England
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J Millhoff & Co Ltd
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1950
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A bend on the Yunnanfu railway showing some bridge and tunnel work. October 1917

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Botanic Gardens, Sydney. No. 12.

Botanic Gardens, Sydney. No. 12.

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Blue Lake Mt Gambier SA No. 58

Blue Lake Mt Gambier SA No. 58

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Photograph of a view of a pagoda with a two tiered roof, enclosed by a stone wall with several arches

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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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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 24. Tasmanian Wolf

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 24. Tasmanian Wolf

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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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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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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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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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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String cover

String cover

Papuan Official collection
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Grass skirts
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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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1923 5CV 'Type C' torpedo' Citroen motor car, driven around Australia by Nevill Westwood in 1925

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Ron Westwood collection
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Motor cars
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France
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Citroen
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1923
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Pair of man's dress gloves

Pair of man's dress gloves

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Gloves
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France
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Mr George W. Francisco
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1915
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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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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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Craytex rod, polishing stone

Craytex rod, polishing stone

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Abrasives
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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View of a temple or pagoda style building

View of a temple or pagoda style building

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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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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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1936
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Square fawn-coloured lacquered canvas suitcase with a red, yellow and black stripe pattern

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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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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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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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