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Rectangular metal match box container with text K.H.A. Hongkong, Nov. 1922

Rectangular metal match box container with text K.H.A. Hongk...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Match containers
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Hong Kong
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1922
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Glass plate negative - Boab tree, near Derby, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Sutlej Medal 1845-46 with clasps SOBRAON and FEROZESHUHUR, issued to Major James Winniett Nunn, 80th Regiment, British Army

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Major James Nunn's Sutlej Medal collection
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Military medals
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England, United Kingdom
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Major James W. Nunn
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1846
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Silver/blue glass ball on wire

Silver/blue glass ball on wire

Alison Steele collection
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Christmas decorations
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Sitting rough-un

Sitting rough-un

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Radius gauge

Radius gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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LANDING PLACE CAPT. COOK, KURNELL, NEAR SYDNEY.

LANDING PLACE CAPT. COOK, KURNELL, NEAR SYDNEY.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Nell  Basedow in a rickshaw, Colombo, Sri Lanka, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1931 or 1932

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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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1931
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Platypus

Platypus

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Souvenir octagonal white bone china side plate with a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair

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Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Side plates
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Leather sundries case owned by Len Uren

Leather sundries case owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Cases
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Leonard S. Uren
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1914
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T-shirt worn by Rob Croll as a member of the Australian Boomerang Team at the 1996 World Championships in New Zealand

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Robert Croll Boomerang Competition collection
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T-shirts
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New Zealand
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1996
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Northern Veteran Cycling Club 1983 - 30 km Road Championship winners sash, men 55-59 years, won by Jim Coyle

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Jim Coyle collection
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Sashes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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James L. Coyle
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1983
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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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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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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Australian Palace, Central Hall, Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Pritchett who brilliantly scored 75 for N.S.W

Pritchett who brilliantly scored 75 for N.S.W

Ruby Lee collection
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Golf pouch and six golf tees

Golf pouch and six golf tees

Thompson Family collection
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Golfing equipment
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Minton 'Kings Service' china saucer bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Brown cloth with a rural scene printed on it for embroidering

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Embroidery patterns
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Wyoming, Hunter and Macquarie Streets Sydney N.S.W.

Wyoming, Hunter and Macquarie Streets Sydney N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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1909
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Scythe stone

Scythe stone

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 1
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Sharpening stones
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Oakleigh, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Thomas Colwell
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1900
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Ribbon bar from Order of Australia set, Officer - Military Division, Female

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Governor-General collection
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Royal Australian Mint
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The same group - taken in the sunshine. Mch 1920

The same group - taken in the sunshine. Mch 1920

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Australia Day 1917 - Somewhere in France

Australia Day 1917 - Somewhere in France

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1917
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The Australian Nugget, Bicentennial Proof Issue coins and box

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N D'Cruz collection
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Commemorative coins
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1988
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Boomerang, made by Joe Timbery Snr (1912-1978), La Perouse, Sydney

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joe Timbery Snr.
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1912
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Square printed cotton neckerchief

Square printed cotton neckerchief

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Neckerchiefs
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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Australia, Our Aborginal Heritage tea-towel

Australia, Our Aborginal Heritage tea-towel

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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1960
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Clear glass bowl to commemorate Australia's Centenary in 1888

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Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative plates
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Sunderland, England
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Greener & Co
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1887
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Wiltshire brand wood taper file

Wiltshire brand wood taper file

John Docker collection
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Files (tools)
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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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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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1985
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White dress worn by Lindy Chamberlain at the first inquest into the death of Azaria Chamberlain, 1980

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 1
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Dresses
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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Sheffield, England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1940
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Photograph of a white stone bridge featuring five arches

Photograph of a white stone bridge featuring five arches

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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Carving Steel

Carving Steel

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Sharpening steels
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1910
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Metal scriber

Metal scriber

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Tweezers

Tweezers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Australia wool teams at a railway station

Australia wool teams at a railway station