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Cast iron prison key

Cast iron prison key

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Don't mix stars with wars

Don't mix stars with wars

Union of Australian Women collection
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Photographic postcards
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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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Miner's crossed pick and shovel brooch incorporating a large nugget

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Smales Jewellers collection
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Brooches
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Western Australia, Australia
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Crawford family
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1890
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Glass plate negative - Child carrying boomerang, tidal mud flat off King Sound, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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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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1916
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Case for an Order of Australia

Case for an Order of Australia

Nova Peris collection
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Presentation cases
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Nova Peris
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Johnny Warren's Australian tracksuit top

Johnny Warren's Australian tracksuit top

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Sports clothing
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West Germany
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John N. Warren MBE OAM
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1974
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Manual of instructions for using the St George Supermatic electric stove, 1952

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Dr Edward Duyker collection no. 2
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Instruction booklets
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Peakhurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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St George Ranges Pty Ltd
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1947
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Cheer-Up Society

Cheer-Up Society

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Cheer-Up Society
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1914
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Lyre bird

Lyre bird

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Doug Moule
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1917
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Case for Nova Peris' 200m gold medal from the 1998 Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games

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Nova Peris collection
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Presentation cases
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Nova Peris
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Round rose table centre, embroidered in various shades of pink and green

Round rose table centre, embroidered in various shades of pi...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Semco Company
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1928
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1937
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Three sheets of paper containing technical drawings for a canoe, drawn by Olegas Truchanas

Three sheets of paper containing technical drawings for a ca...

Melva Truchanas collection
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Technical drawings
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Olegas Truchanas
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1950
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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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Photograph of four people in a row boat owned by Len Uren

Photograph of four people in a row boat owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Photographs
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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The first hut on our trip to Lamamuno

The first hut on our trip to Lamamuno

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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Child's walking trainer

Child's walking trainer

Ruth Lynch collection
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Walking aids
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United States of America
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1932
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Headbands
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Miss Olive Pink
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Bamboo hybrid stringed musical instrument called a 'dan tre', an original creation by Vietnamese refugee Minh Tam Nguyen

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Minh Nguyen collection
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Musical instruments
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Philippines
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Mr Minh Tam Nguyen
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1982
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Greeting card depicting little black dog

Greeting card depicting little black dog

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Greeting cards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

John Jankaus collection
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Spittoons
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Ventspils, Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1924
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Dance rattle

Dance rattle

Papuan Official collection
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Rattles
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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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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Matthew Flinders

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1774
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Leaflet titled 'The Monthly Magazine No.7 TARALGA, MARCH 1917 Gratis'

Leaflet titled 'The Monthly Magazine No.7 TARALGA, MARCH 191...

Reverend Canon HR Cavalier collection
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Leaflets
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Taralga, New South Wales, Australia
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Reverend F H. Stokes
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1917
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Home from the field, twilight

Home from the field, twilight

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1973
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Silver/blue glass ball on wire

Silver/blue glass ball on wire

Alison Steele collection
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Christmas decorations
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Plaster standing kangaroo on a stepped plinth

Plaster standing kangaroo on a stepped plinth

Terence Lane collection
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Animal figures
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1920
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Soup spoon

Soup spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup spoons
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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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Ribbon bar from Order of Australia set, Officer - Military Division, Female

Ribbon bar from Order of Australia set, Officer - Military D...

Governor-General collection
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