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Latvian red ankle length costume skirt with embroidery

Latvian red ankle length costume skirt with embroidery

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Skirts
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Riga, Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1941
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'Australian Bicentennial Exhibition' t-shirt

'Australian Bicentennial Exhibition' t-shirt

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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T-shirts
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Australian Bicentennial Authority
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1988
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Straight back panel saw

Straight back panel saw

John Docker collection
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Saws
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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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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

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Paul Watts collection
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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Auger bits

Auger bits

George Henry Taylor collection
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Augers
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting ngurrurdu, the emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae), circa 1970

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1970
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Medicine jar

Medicine jar

Anne Girard collection
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Jars
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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ACI
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1934
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Khaki gaiters with velcro fastening and drawstrings

Khaki gaiters with velcro fastening and drawstrings

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Gaiters
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Jungle Gym presented to Ainslie Primary School by Prime Minister James Scullin in 1930

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Ainslie Primary School collection no. 1
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Recreational equipment
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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Jungle Gym Inc
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1923
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Pair of long canvas gaiters

Pair of long canvas gaiters

Parsons collection
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Gaiters
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1942
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Cigarette leaving Yunnanfu per carriers

Cigarette leaving Yunnanfu per carriers

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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Empty tin for Dalmas plaster dressings

Empty tin for Dalmas plaster dressings

Margaret Heap collection
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Medical packaging
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London, England
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Dalmas Ltd
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1940
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Halcyon 'Surfmaster Avoca' multiplier fishing reel

Halcyon 'Surfmaster Avoca' multiplier fishing reel

Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing reels
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Halcyon Products
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1940
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Mauve satin covered ladies right shoe

Mauve satin covered ladies right shoe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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Switzerland
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1920
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Scrapbook with a green hardcover containing newspaper clippings, telegrams and some photographs from 1915-1958 documenting the motoring life of Jack Burton

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Colledge Family collection
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Scrapbooks
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Mr John 'Jack' Burton
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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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Leptorrhyncus Squamatus

Leptorrhyncus Squamatus

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Ice-cream churn

Ice-cream churn

Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Ice-cream churns
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The Lodge, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Petticoat for 'Solomon Grundy' or 'Monday's Child' doll

Petticoat for 'Solomon Grundy' or 'Monday's Child' doll

Barbara Hetherington collection
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Dolls clothing
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Square white starched fine linen handkerchief with drawn thread work at hem

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Handkerchiefs
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Child's dress made with a floral, broderie anglaise fabric by Cheryle Sawtell as a gift for Kahlia Chamberlain

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 2
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Dresses
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1984
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Glass plate negative - Expedition caravan crossing sandy desert, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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