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Photograph of Winnie O'Sullivan standing with her hands clasped

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Kevin Hannan collection
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Photographs
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Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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Winnie O'Sullivan
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1917
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Smoking pipes
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Photograph of a street scene with a multi story building to the left and a grassy area in front of the building

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Khaki canvas bag with six pockets that hold cutlery

Khaki canvas bag with six pockets that hold cutlery

Thompson Family collection
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Cutlery
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Pair of rectangular doilies with spoke hems and white work

Pair of rectangular doilies with spoke hems and white work

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Piece of checked red, white and green fabric

Piece of checked red, white and green fabric

Hilda Creager collection no. 2
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Textile lengths
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Mrs Jocelyn H. Brown
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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The Observatory Peking - on the East Wall. Feb 1915

The Observatory Peking - on the East Wall. Feb 1915

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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Copy negative - Boy practicing with toy shield and boomerang, Arrernte people, Alberga Creek, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920-1924

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Ceramic bust of John Batman

Ceramic bust of John Batman

John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner Pottery Bust collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Batman
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1934
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Canberra Raiders Rosette

Canberra Raiders Rosette

Fred Daly collection
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Ribbons
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Elasticised belt

Elasticised belt

Gwenda Lenon collection
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Belts
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Bore gauge

Bore 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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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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Set of ten teaspoons

Set of ten teaspoons

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Teaspoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1940
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Minton 'Kings Service' china entree 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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Entree plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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The McGowen Ministry

The McGowen Ministry

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Depth gauge

Depth 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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Glass plate negative - Expedition camp, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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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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1923
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BALMORAL BEACH, SYDNEY.

BALMORAL BEACH, 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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Composing rule

Composing 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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A caravan with Price and Co 'Ship' Candles...Each camel has 20 boxes of Candles

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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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Needlework for Student Teachers

Needlework for Student Teachers

Stella Coulter collection
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Textbooks
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Spell oh! At a country Inn for Tiffen

Spell oh! At a country Inn for Tiffen

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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Ashtray

Ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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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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Fowler's Vacola Jar no. 28

Fowler's Vacola Jar no. 28

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving jars
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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Sanitary Bronco Toilet Roll

Sanitary Bronco Toilet Roll

Margaret Maclurcan collection
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Toilet paper
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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British Patent Perforated Paper Co Pty Ltd
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1894
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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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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Doolagahs Protect Respect Black Rock Australia

Doolagahs Protect Respect Black Rock Australia

Doolagahs Indigenous Design collection
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T-shirts
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Teapot with lid

Teapot with lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Teapots
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Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1960
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Envelope containing letter of thanks for sympathy card

Envelope containing letter of thanks for sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Letters
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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Black and white promotional postcard photograph of the cast from Bunkey-doo around a 2GB microphone

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB, Sydney
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1935
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Head stand

Head stand

Andree Pelissier collection
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Millinery equipment
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Photograph of four men standing by the water owned by Len Uren

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Len Uren collection
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Photograph of a man and two women owned by Len Uren

Photograph of a man and two women 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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Saucepan and lid

Saucepan and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Saucepans
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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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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Australian Bravery Decorations set, National Medal

Australian Bravery Decorations set, National Medal

Governor-General collection
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Medals
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Royal Australian Mint
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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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Australian Scouts district badge City of South Perth

Australian Scouts district badge City of