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Pair of slippers made from wood, leather, cloth and gold thread, Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

Pair of slippers made from wood, leather, cloth and gold thr...

George Pappas collection no. 1
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Slippers
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Practical Nursing

Practical Nursing

Thompson Family collection
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Instruction books
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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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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Snowy Mountains

Snowy Mountains

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Pennants
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Screencraft
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1950
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Coat hanger with a crocheted cream and apricot woollen cover

Coat hanger with a crocheted cream and apricot woollen cover

Beverly Silby collection
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Coat-hangers
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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Parrafin wax used to consolidate fragile excavated bones in the field by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

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D J Mulvaney collection
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Repair kits
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Fromms Landing, South Australia, Australia
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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1956
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Red hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career, 1967-1968

Red hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Jo...

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Scrapbooks
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John N. Warren MBE OAM
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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing lures
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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Souvenir banner commemorating the visit to Australia by the Duke and Duchess of York to mark the Federation of Australia in 1901

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Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative banners
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Australia
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Duke of York
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1900
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Board of Agriculture for Scotland, Horse Breeding Act, Licence for Stallion 'Overslade', 1926

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Robert Marsh collection
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Licences
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Souvenir octagonal white bone china side plate with a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair

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Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Side plates
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Black and white portrait photograph of Fred Daly, 1950s

Black and white portrait photograph of Fred Daly, 1950s

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1950
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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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Osmond Little Marvel washing machine

Osmond Little Marvel washing machine

EJ and NW Millett collection no. 1
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Washing machines
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Osmond
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1910
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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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Accounts book

Accounts book

Robin Moorhouse collection
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Ledgers
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Penfolds Wine Pty Ltd
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1864
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Civilian Registration (British Subjects) Identity Card issued to Anne Valentine Turner

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Identity cards
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Walla Walla, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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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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Hard black plastic jewellery box

Hard black plastic jewellery box

Jack Heenan collection
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Jewellery boxes
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GM Holden Ltd
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Boothung and Mirrarng by Kevin Gilbert

Boothung and Mirrarng by Kevin Gilbert

Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection
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Linocuts
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Mr Kevin Gilbert
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1969
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Postcard featuring a colour image of the 'Ozone' at sea, passing Pile Light, Port Phillip

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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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1925
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Pair of running shoes

Pair of running shoes

Nova Peris collection
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Sports footwear
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Nike
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Child's drawing by Nyankulya, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Nyankulya, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyankulya
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1954
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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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Women's camp at Karrinyarra, by Sandra Nampitjinpa, Mt Liebig Outstation NT

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Sandra Nampitjinpa
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1954
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Kerosene driven hot air fan with separate burner, draught cover, oil can, and kerosene can

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Suncoast Pioneer Village collection
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Fans
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Australia
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Ky-Ko
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Dustpan

Dustpan

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dustpan and brush sets
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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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Mitten made from the base of a hessian sack

Mitten made from the base of a hessian sack

ET Fealy collection
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Mittens
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Armband

Armband

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Armbands
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Wooden tapstick with rounded tapered ends

Wooden tapstick with rounded tapered ends

University of Sydney collection
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Clapsticks
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Replica fat lamp in a tin, as made at Wallaga Lake Aboriginal Mission during the 1930s

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Eileen Morgan collection
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Lamps
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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1993
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'1942-1943 E. J. Walsh M.L.A and Mrs Walsh send hearty Christmas and New Year Greetings, Brisbane December 1942'

'1942-1943 E. J. Walsh M.L.A and Mrs Walsh send hearty Chris...

Noble Numismatics collection
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Christmas cards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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1942
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A Commentary by the Rev. P.J. Ryan M.S.C., D.D., DPh.

A Commentary by the Rev. P.J. Ryan M.S.C., D.D., DPh.

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 15
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Booklets
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Westmead, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reverend P J '. Ryan
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1940
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Holden tiepin

Holden tiepin

Jack Heenan collection
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Tiepins
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GM Holden Ltd
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1956
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Gone aloft

Gone aloft