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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HM...

Margaret Gibb collection
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Commemorative cups
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England
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Samuel Radford Ltd
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1914
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Make-do pine packing case cupboard

Make-do pine packing case cupboard

Lyn Cousins and Chris Tyrell collection
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Cupboards
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Towamba, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ernest Smith
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1897
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Six documents, and a lace sample

Six documents, and a lace sample

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Documents
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Homo Australis

Homo Australis

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr John Kron
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1999
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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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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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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1922
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Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass issued to the Hon King O'Malley

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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1912
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Sample bag used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

Sample bag used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

D J Mulvaney collection
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Sample bags
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Sir Ch...

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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1897
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "BLS"

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Wooden toy car

Wooden toy car

Suncoast Pioneer Village collection
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Toy motor cars
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Bli Bli, Queensland, Australia
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Suncoast Pioneer Village
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1920
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White voile-like rectangle decorated with white embroidered flowers and drawn threadwork

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Magdalena Bognar collection
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Textiles
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Mrs Magdalena Bognar
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Album containing 80 photographs of the gardens at Camelot, and AIF soldiers in Fremantle and at Gallipoli

Album containing 80 photographs of the gardens at Camelot, a...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photograph albums
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Victorian Women's Cricket Team wearing?State blazers and ties. 1929/30.

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Elsie Deane collection
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Photographs
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1929
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Try square

Try square

George O Crawford collection
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Try squares
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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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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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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Bottle green hat band made of silk ribbon with emblem in centre

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Nanette Ward collection
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Hat trimmings
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Edgar R. Mayne
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Dial gauge

Dial gauge

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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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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Single-furrow horse-drawn plough used by experimental wheat breeder William Farrer

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Barbara Tong collection
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Ploughs
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Lambrigg Station, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1880
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Latvian white, red and grey costume blouse

Latvian white, red and grey costume blouse

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Blouses
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Riga, Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1939
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Metal rule

Metal rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Ayers Rock honey

Ayers Rock honey

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Doily

Doily

Lois Grosse collection
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Doilies
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Negative holder Double dark

Negative holder Double dark

Turner Family collection
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Film holders
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Acme thread gauge

Acme thread gauge

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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Universal drawing set

Universal drawing set

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Drawing instruments
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Black and white portrait photograph of Fred Daly, 1943

Black and white portrait photograph of Fred Daly, 1943

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1943
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Pair of white stretch satin gloves

Pair of white stretch satin gloves

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 2
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Gloves
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Metal button with white cloth covering

Metal button with white cloth covering

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Buttons
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Australian Bravery Decorations set, Star of Courage

Australian Bravery Decorations set, Star of Courage

Governor-General collection
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Medals
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Royal Australian Mint
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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London Nights Entertainments.

London Nights Entertainments.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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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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Birds eye view from the Sim Co. department Stores roof at Canton Nov 1921

Birds eye view from the Sim Co. department Stores roof at Ca...

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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