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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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The Call to Breakfast

The Call to Breakfast

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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'Hands off Beecroft. Sacred to the Jerringa People' c1992

'Hands off Beecroft. Sacred to the Jerringa People' c1992

Terry Fox collection
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T-shirts
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Beecroft Peninsula, New South Wales, Australia
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Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 16
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Books
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1939
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Medal ribbon in an envelope

Medal ribbon in an envelope

Parsons collection
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'Commonwealth Bank, Sydney, NSW', No. 17, 1925

'Commonwealth Bank, Sydney, NSW', No. 17, 1925

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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New South Wales Government Tourist Bureau
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1925
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Prize ribbon from The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Best Exhibit Beef Shorthorn Section, Royal Easter Show 1982

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Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize ribbons
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Royal Agricultural Society of NSW
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1982
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Wooden photographic print frame

Wooden photographic print frame

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Contact printing frames
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jannay
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Two painted wooden toy clothes pegs

Two painted wooden toy clothes pegs

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Dolls household equipment
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Minton 'Kings Service' china coffee cup and saucer bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Photograph of Scout Barry Williams

Photograph of Scout Barry Williams

Barry Williams collection
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Photographs
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1942
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Card with inscribed message

Card with inscribed message

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Cards
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Hazel Hooton
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1918
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Household candle boxe with five original candles and accessories, Ballarat goldfields

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Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Storage boxes
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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'Doolagas' clothing label

'Doolagas' clothing label

Doolagahs Indigenous Design collection
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Clothing labels
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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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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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Arrow

Arrow

Papuan Official collection
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Arrows
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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View of a pagoda with three arches at the base,

View of a pagoda with three arches at the base,

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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Film negative - Wet-weather hut of the unmarried men, headwaters of Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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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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1928
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Three bowls

Three bowls

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Metal blue ashtray

Metal blue ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1940
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B.A.T. Mess Yunnanfu as seen from the train just before reaching the station

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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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Dessert spoon

Dessert spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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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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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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Hair brush and comb set

Hair brush and comb set

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Hair care equipment
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London, England
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Mappin & Webb Ltd
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1913
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Warden sitting in the main chair in the Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

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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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Australian mining. Dryblowing

Australian mining. Dryblowing

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Treated canvas bag

Treated canvas bag

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Satchels
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Placard cover

Placard cover

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Covers
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Camisole

Camisole

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Camisoles
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1900
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Table model kerosene lamp

Table model kerosene lamp

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kerosene lamps
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Miniature dividers

Miniature dividers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Measuring instruments
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Woodwork tool

Woodwork tool

George O Crawford collection
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Woodworking tools
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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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Perkeo brand black portable typewriter with German characters in a brown carry case, 1930s

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Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Typewriters
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Poland
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Deserted hut

Deserted hut

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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Carved wooden spearhead with six indents tapering to the point

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Odette O'Neill collection
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Arrows
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Collins Pocket Diary for 1925 with daily entries by Ann Turner, containing details of Guides events

Collins Pocket Diary for 1925 with daily entries by Ann Turn...

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Diaries
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Girl Guide Movement
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1925
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Pair of ladies mauve leather shoes with a baby Louis heel and a narrow pointed toe