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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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Red bird of paradise

Red bird of paradise

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Art Series
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Girl's two-piece full-length outfit which belonged to 'Bobbie' Faithfull

Girl's two-piece full-length outfit which belonged to 'Bobbi...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Girls clothing
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Bobby Maple Brown
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1910
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Ansonia Parisian parlour clock with an ornate wood and glass case

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Doris Grattan collection
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Shelf clocks
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New York, United States of America
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Ansonia Clock Company
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1879
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Ear pendant

Ear pendant

Papuan Official collection
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Body jewellery
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Ned Kelly with group of children

Ned Kelly with group of children

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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Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Looking down to the little township where we camped on the hunting trip Feb 1920

Looking down to the little township where we camped on the h...

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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Smith's Weekly - Viscount Churchill Warns Australia and New Zealand in Special Article..., 1936

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Robbie Swan collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Smith's Weekly
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1936
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Henry Lawson and Banjo Paterson

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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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1988
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Sample possum pelt

Sample possum pelt

James Wall collection
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Specimens
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Umbango, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Denis Francois R. de Berigny
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1920
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Scottish Scouts district badge

Scottish Scouts district badge "Caithness"

Robin Maloney collection
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Badges
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Golf club

Golf club

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Golf clubs
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First day cover issued by Australia Post for the opening of Parliament House Canberra on 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1988
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Souvenir Project Book 'Australia's Bicentenary 1788-1988', which is designed to store bicentennial milk cartons

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Commemorative books
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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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Framed certificate of the Australian National Railways corporate philosophy

Framed certificate of the Australian National Railways corpo...

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Certificates
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Australia
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Australian National Railways Commission
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The Prospectors

The Prospectors

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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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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Republic of Australia

Republic of Australia

Robert Darby collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Paul J. Keating
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1996
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Invitation to the 'March under the Rainbow'

Invitation to the 'March under the Rainbow'

ACT Trades and Labour Council collection
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Handbills
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Australia
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Miss Honey Nelson
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1995
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Glass plate negative - Ploughing with camels, Fowlers Bay station north of the Great Australian Bight, South 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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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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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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Menu for a Luncheon on the 7th of July 1942 at Parliament House Canberra

Menu for a Luncheon on the 7th of July 1942 at Parliament Ho...

Betty Hall collection
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Menus
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1942
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Centre drill

Centre drill

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Drill bits
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Tea-towel printed with 'The Peace Bus; driving for disarmament'

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Tea-towels
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1984
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Doily

Doily

Lois Grosse collection
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Doilies
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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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Japanese Order of the Rising Sun, First Class, to Sir Robert Menzies

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RG Menzies collection
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Awards
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Japan
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1973
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Maltese cross

Maltese cross

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Badges
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Federation-era flag

Federation-era flag

George and Sylvia Milne collection
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Flags
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Queen Victoria
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1901
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Land grant issued to Hannibal Macarthur signed by Governor Lachlan Macquarie, 17 August 1819

Land grant issued to Hannibal Macarthur signed by Governor L...

Colonial Land Grants collection
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Deeds
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lachlan Macquarie
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1819
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Silver presentation case containing a small magnifier, which was given to astronomer William Bayly by Captain James Cook on his third voyage

Silver presentation case containing a small magnifier, which...

Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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Magnifying glasses
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Australia
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William Bayly
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1776
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No more Hiroshima - Mobilisation for Survival

No more Hiroshima - Mobilisation for Survival

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Hiroshima, Japan
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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An altar in a temple Yunnanfu Augt 1920

An altar in a temple Yunnanfu Augt 1920

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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B.A.T. M.B. Tar Kwang Tung anchored off Shameen Canton Oct 1921

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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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Yarn with hair string binding

Yarn with hair string binding

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Personal adornments
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A young Prince of Wales wearing a cap

A young Prince of Wales wearing a cap

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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Cotton food bag

Cotton food bag

Rae Page collection
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Food storage bags
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Red hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career, 1952-1956

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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Path through park, people walking past, with Southern Cross flag and AIM symbol

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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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