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Lime green crocheted wool egg cosy in the shape of a chicken

Lime green crocheted wool egg cosy in the shape of a chicken

Lois Grosse collection
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Covers
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YMCA - With Our Boys Always Everywhere

YMCA - With Our Boys Always Everywhere

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Club badges
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Young Mens Christian Association
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1914
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Folding knife blade

Folding knife blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Knife blades
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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I [Love] Being Free from Smoking - Narcotics Education Inc., 1985

I [Love] Being Free from Smoking - Narcotics Education Inc.,...

Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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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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Baby's pram pannier associated with Milo Dunphy

Baby's pram pannier associated with Milo Dunphy

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1930
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Papal Visit 1986 vest

Papal Visit 1986 vest

Papal Visit Office collection
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Vests
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Australia
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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Photograph of three people on a bench owned by Len Uren

Photograph of three people on a bench owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Photographs
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Two copies of a Papal Bulletin, November 1986

Two copies of a Papal Bulletin, November 1986

Papal Visit Office collection
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Newspapers
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Australia
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Leatherworking tools
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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Cricket Carnival West Australia V Victoria - Souvenir programme

Cricket Carnival West Australia V Victoria - Souvenir progra...

Nanette Ward collection
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Programs
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Bryans Ltd
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1922
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Punishment cell Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Punishment cell 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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Electrolux brand vacuum cleaner

Electrolux brand vacuum cleaner

Bothwell Museum collection
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Vacuum cleaners
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Electrolux
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1930
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Dark brown leather hiking boots

Dark brown leather hiking boots

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Boots
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Lyre bird

Lyre bird

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Doug Moule
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1917
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George Street, Sydney.

George Street, Sydney.

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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Aseptic absorbent surgeon's towel

Aseptic absorbent surgeon's towel

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Surgical equipment
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1973
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Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1873

Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1873

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Folders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup bowls
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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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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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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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Media pass issued to G.C. Thomson of News Limited

Media pass issued to G.C. Thomson of News Limited

Graeme Thomson collection
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Passes
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1987
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T.A.A. travel poster

T.A.A. travel poster

Ron Kerr collection
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Advertising posters
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Australia
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TAA/Australian Airlines Museum
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Scouts souvenir badge - Australian Jamboree 1960-1961 Lansdowne Sydney

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Robin Maloney collection
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Badges
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1960
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Second prize card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906

Second prize card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1906
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'Subject No.4 - Reform' bicentennial commemorative milk cartons

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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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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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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Wicker sewing basket

Wicker sewing basket

Bessie Bardwell collection
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Sewing baskets
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Three linen doilies, all embroidered with a flower design, and individually with 'Cheese', 'Cake', or 'Biscuits'

Three linen doilies, all embroidered with a flower design, a...

Kaye Loder collection
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Doilies
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Film negative - A lone huntsman, photographed by Herbert Basedow, Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, 1926

Film negative - A lone huntsman, photographed by Herbert Bas...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Photograph of a historic stone building owned by Len Uren

Photograph of a historic stone building owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Photographs
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Minton 'Kings Service' china fruit plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Fruit plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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The Block, Pitt Street (Sydney)

The Block, Pitt Street (Sydney)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1917
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Photograph of a boat in the water owned by Len Uren

Photograph of a boat in the water owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Photographs
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Octagonal cream doily embroidered with a delicate star shaped floral pattern

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Nettie McColive collection
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Doilies
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Gift card

Gift card

Parsons collection
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Cards
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Purple miser's purse

Purple miser's purse

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Purses
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1860
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Letter from T Langley Webb to Colonel Spain, 13 November 1917

Letter from T Langley Webb to Colonel Spain, 13 November 191...

Colonel Alfred Spain collection
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Letters
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Taronga Park, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Steamship Owners' Joint Committee
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1917
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Steel hand drill with a round wooden handle

Steel hand drill with a round wooden handle

George O Crawford collection
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Hand drills
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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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