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Plaster cast of bust of Oliver Nilsen, former radio broadcaster, electrical engineer, and Lord Mayor of Melbourne by Edmund Joel Dicks

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Edmund Dicks collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Edmund J. Dicks
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1941
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Empty tin for Dalmas plaster dressings

Empty tin for Dalmas plaster dressings

Margaret Heap collection
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Medical packaging
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London, England
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Dalmas Ltd
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1940
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Sculpture - white cockatoo

Sculpture - white cockatoo

Sandra Holmes collection no. 6
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Wood carvings
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1965
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World War One period medallion and badge display shield

World War One period medallion and badge display shield

World War One Button Shield collection
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Commemorative objects
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1926
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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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Bone china saucer with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Transcribing machine

Transcribing machine

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Office machines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Grundig Intermedia GmbH
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1960
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Fastening pin for latch on chronometer

Fastening pin for latch on chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Envelope for telegram

Envelope for telegram

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 2
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Envelopes
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Victoria, Australia
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Australian Red Cross Society
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1941
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjariya (. Stanley
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1954
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Lamboanga - from the deck of the Nikko Marn at the Anchorage July 1918

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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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Prison warden, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Prison warden, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Catholic form of service book titled Missale Romanum, used by St Joseph's Parish Church, Malvern

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Dr Edward Duyker collection no. 3
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Religious books
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New York, United States of America
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St Joseph's Parish Church, Malvern
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1944
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Plastic-coated calico coaster printed with an Aboriginal-inspired motif, made by Annan Fabrics, Sydney

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Wal Beckhouse collection
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Coasters
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Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Annan Fabrics
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1951
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Engraved boab nut 'Hunting and Gathering - Camp Life' by Jack Wherra

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Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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Stereoscopic view card depicting a the Temple of Angkor Wat, from a 1965 Weet-Bix cereal packet series [Card 5 of 16]

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Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Stereo photographs
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Sanitarium Health Food Co.
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1965
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Hand-painted scarf by Nyukan (Daisy) Baker, Ernabella SA

Hand-painted scarf by Nyukan (Daisy) Baker, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Scarves
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1954
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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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Crystal glass given to Alderman Edna Ryan by women employees of Fairfield Council after she successfully campaigned for equal pay for them

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Edna Ryan collection
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Drinking glasses
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Fairfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Edna Ryan
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1960
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Fretsaw blade

Fretsaw blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Saw blades
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Bowl-shaped hat covered in pink synthetic material

Bowl-shaped hat covered in pink synthetic material

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Hats
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1965
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Plastic oil bottle used to lubricate the Condex brand fly-fishing reel

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Gordon Winter collection
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England
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1930
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Toy egg beater

Toy egg beater