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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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Snowy Mountains Authority, Cabramurra

Snowy Mountains Authority, Cabramurra

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cabramurra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1950
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Screenprinted wall hanging by Milyika, Ernabella SA

Screenprinted wall hanging by Milyika, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Wall hangings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Milyika
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1954
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Spearheads
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1954
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum 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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1930
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Cheerio Walking Club Programme 1943-1944

Cheerio Walking Club Programme 1943-1944

Elery Hamilton-Smith collection
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Programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Cheerio Walking Club
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1942
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IBM input typewriter from the SNOCOM computer used by the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority

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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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Fine toothed hacksaw blade

Fine toothed hacksaw blade

John Docker collection
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Saw blades
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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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Peace Now!

Peace Now!

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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Mitchell River, Bairnsdale, Victoria

Mitchell River, Bairnsdale, Victoria

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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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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Patjiparan
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1954
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A bridge, with three arches, over a river and three people standing at the edge of the river  with poles and baskets.

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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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Clear plastic bangle in a spiral design

Clear plastic bangle in a spiral design

Enid Treadgold collection
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Bangles
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1939
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The Queen Mother

The Queen Mother

Daphne Mabbott collection
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Booklets
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Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Daphne M. Mabbott
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1953
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Brass fastening pin for latch

Brass fastening pin for latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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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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Tjikalayi
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1954
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Bark painting depicting pike, file snake, diver bird, water goanna and kangaroo by David Malangi, Milingimbi, 1965

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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1965
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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Letter - Sworn statement by John Dunn, 16 May 1844

Letter - Sworn statement by John Dunn, 16 May 1844

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1844
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Metal tray

Metal tray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Trays
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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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Fork

Fork

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Forks
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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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Souvenir flag of the Royal Visit, 1954

Souvenir flag of the Royal Visit, 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Flags
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Private quarters where we stayed on account of the inn being full

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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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Souvenir flag of the Royal visit to Australia, 1954

Souvenir flag of the Royal visit to Australia, 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Flags
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Harvest-Time in Australia

Harvest-Time in Australia

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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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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Rotary burr

Rotary burr

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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Australian Peace Committee Supports World Disarmament Campaign

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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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Photograph album titled 'Views of the New Compound, China Inland Mission, Shanghai'

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RG Bain collection
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Photograph albums
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Shanghai, China
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China Inland Mission
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1936
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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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Handmade quilt featuring rectangular woollen swatches

Handmade quilt featuring rectangular woollen swatches

Smedley Family collection
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Quilts
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1940
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Centre drill

Centre drill

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Drill bits
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Plane iron

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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Scout's Athlete badge certificate

Scout's Athlete badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1944
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Animals

Animals

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Magazines
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Canada
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1965
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Photograph album c1930s-1940s of the Great Barrier Reef, Tasmania and Mount Buffalo

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photograph albums
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Tasmania, Australia
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1930
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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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Ngintya
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1954
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Miner's short-handled pick

Miner's short-handled pick

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Picks
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Dictating and transcribing machine

Dictating and 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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Toy steam iron with metal base and plastic handle

Toy steam iron with metal base and plastic handle

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Toy irons
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Hong Kong
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Mrs Helen Jensma
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1950
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Bark painting depicting an echidna by Yirawala, Croker Island, 1965

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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1965
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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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International award to firm

International award to firm

J B Young Ltd collection
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Newspaper clippings
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J B Young Holdings Ltd
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1965
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Envelope containing six limited edition prints produced for the Vietnam Moratorium Campaign, 1970

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Prints
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Vietnam Moratorium Campaign (NSW)
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1970
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Souvenir program of the visit to Bathurst by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, 12 February 1954