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Australian Military Forces button worn by Sister Ada Corbett Syer, 2/10 AGH

Australian Military Forces button worn by Sister Ada Corbett...

McAvoy and Syer collection
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Military buttons
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Australia
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Australian Army
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1946
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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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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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'Subject No.2 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk cartons

'Subject No.2 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk cartons

ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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Minton 'Kings Service' china entree plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

Minton 'Kings Service' china entree plate bearing the coat-o...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Entree plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Child's drawing by Purkinya, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Purkinya, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Purkinya
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1954
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Child's drawing by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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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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Nail punch

Nail punch

John Docker collection
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Punches
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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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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Set of badges for the Dame Grand Cross of the British Empire awarded to Dame Pattie Menzies

Set of badges for the Dame Grand Cross of the British Empire...

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Awards
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London, England
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Garrard & Co Ltd
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1954
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Green A-line evening dress

Green A-line evening dress

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 2
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Evening dresses
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Good Cheer!

Good Cheer!" It comes from the Sunny South, ...Rockdale

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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White huckaback hand towel with a coloured fancywork design of an English house

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Handtowels
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1930
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Edgar Richard Mayne's Australian cricket team cap

Edgar Richard Mayne's Australian cricket team cap

Nanette Ward collection
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Caps
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London, England
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Geo Lewin and Co.
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Defend and Our Democratic Rights and Liberties

Defend and Our Democratic Rights and Liberties

Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Mr Robert Darby
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Wyoming, Hunter and Macquarie Streets Sydney N.S.W.

Wyoming, Hunter and Macquarie Streets Sydney N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1909
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Postcard featuring two horses with jockeys in a field

Postcard featuring two horses with jockeys in a field

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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First World War deceased solider's tag from army kit of Lieutenant Vincent Burns

First World War deceased solider's tag from army kit of Lieu...

Vincent Burns collection
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1917
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Photograph of Phillips Electrical Industries electric light decoration for the royal visit in 1954

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Oval grey wax bas-relief portrait plaque of Captain James Cook

Oval grey wax bas-relief portrait plaque of Captain James Co...

Wax Matrix Portrait Plaque Captain Cook collection
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Plaques
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England, United Kingdom
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Captain James Cook
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1777
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Red fabric headband worn by Barrie Pittock

Red fabric headband worn by Barrie Pittock

Barrie Pittock collection
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Headbands
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Dr Barrie Pittock
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1970
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Fibre basket by Sarah Brooks, 2008

Fibre basket by Sarah Brooks, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Sarah Brooks
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2008
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Thursday Island silver-plated souvenir spoon

Thursday Island silver-plated souvenir spoon

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Cutlery
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Australia
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1992
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British Scouts district badge, Lancashire

British Scouts district badge, Lancashire

Robin Maloney collection
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Club badges
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Handkerchief for 'Peterkin' doll

Handkerchief for 'Peterkin' doll

Barbara Hetherington collection
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Dolls accessories
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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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Camera lens and bellows

Camera lens and bellows

Turner Family collection
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Camera accessories
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Film pack adaptor

Film pack adaptor

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Photographic equipment
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New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1903
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Round, pale pink velvet powder applicator

Round, pale pink velvet powder applicator

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Powder puffs
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Scout's 1st Cords badge certificate

Scout's 1st Cords 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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1946
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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People around bookstall tables on paved area beneath trees

People around bookstall tables on paved area beneath trees

Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Australia
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Mr Robert Darby
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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Letter regarding Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1 December 1922

Letter regarding Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1 December 1922

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Letters
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Goulbur