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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Door locks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Banknotes
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1939
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Film negative - Herbert Basedow's dog Spottie wearing boots to protect his feet from burrs, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Invoice from J Jukes General Merchant, Southgate showing Muriel McPhee's haberdashery purchases

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Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Invoices
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Cloth handmade doll titled 'Polly' with accessories

Cloth handmade doll titled 'Polly' with accessories

Joan Macrae collection
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Dolls
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Beaumaris, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Joan Macrae
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1980
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Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Gidleigh collection
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Saddles
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Don't Falter, Go and meet the Hun menace

Don't Falter, Go and meet the Hun menace

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 6
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Political posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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New South Wales Recruiting Committee
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1914
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Carving knife

Carving knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Carving knives
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Sheffield, England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Federation-era bunting

Federation-era bunting

George and Sylvia Milne collection
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Commemorative objects
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Queen Mary
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1901
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Scout Barry Williams squatting down to chop a log with a hatchet.

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Barry Williams collection
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Photographs
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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Gates with three arches and two flags on top, crossed over

Gates with three arches and two flags on top, crossed over

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Civilian Registration (British Subjects) Identity Card issued to Anne Valentine Turner

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Identity cards
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Walla Walla, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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World Paracycling Championship gold medal won by paracyclist Sue Powell in Italy in 2009

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Susan (Sue) Powell collection
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Sports medals
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Man wearing a long coat and hat, standing next to a sculpture of a bird and resting his leg and hand on the sculpture

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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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'1942-1943 E. J. Walsh M.L.A and Mrs Walsh send hearty Christmas and New Year Greetings, Brisbane December 1942'

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Christmas cards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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1942
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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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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Bread carter's book with 'Les Perry 1962'  written on the cover, a receipt, three invoices and two notes

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ET Fealy collection
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Wooden plane

Wooden plane

George O Crawford collection
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Planes
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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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Silk embroidered postcard from World War One

Silk embroidered postcard from World War One

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Postcards
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1918
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Pigs in a crate - deck of Harmun shipped from Honhow to Hong Kong

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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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A farmers son. Age 12. Married. Jan 1915

A farmers son. Age 12. Married. Jan 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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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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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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Square predominantly orange embroidery piece featuring motifs from Galicia, Ukraine

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Marta Sybaczynsky collection no. 1
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Textiles
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Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss A Butchatsky
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1979
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Group at B.A.T. mess Kalgan 14-3-1914

Group at B.A.T. mess Kalgan 14-3-1914

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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Golden yellow poplin dress with Australian wildflower applique

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Tania Verstak collection
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Dresses
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California, United States of America
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Victor Brown
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Pigmented hollow cylindrical wooden lure

Pigmented hollow cylindrical wooden lure

Horne-Bowie collection
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Hunting and gathering tools
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Lower Murrumbidgee Water Supply

Lower Murrumbidgee Water Supply

Mudgee Historical Society collection
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Maps
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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River Murray Commission
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1917
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Buzacott Cyanogas Dust Blower Rabbit Fumigator Pump

Buzacott Cyanogas Dust Blower Rabbit Fumigator Pump

Cregan Family collection
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Pest control equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Buzacott & Co Ltd
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1920
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Nova Peris' Official Australian Ceremonial Tracksuit trousers from Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

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Nova Peris collection
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Sports clothing
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United States of America
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Nova Peris
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2000
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Please Save My Rivers - Save the Franklin, Tasmania's Last Wild River

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Paul Smith collection
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T-shirts
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Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
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1983
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Timber handle for a hand saw

Timber handle for a hand saw

John Docker collection
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Tool handles
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Philadelphia, United States of America
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Henry Disston & Sons
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1920
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Club, Cairns, Queensland

Club, Cairns, Queensland

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Satchel belonging to  Bro. J.B. Moore Portland Lodge No.6 V.C and contents

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John Moore collection
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Satchels
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Politcal handbill titled 'Cash at Crank's bank', which was produced for the 1931 federal election

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Paul Hills collection
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Handbills
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Country National Party
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1931
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Black top hat

Black top hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Top hats
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England
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Map titled 'Maris Pacifici' by Abraham Orteliu, Antwerp, 1595

Map titled 'Maris Pacifici' by Abraham Orteliu, Antwerp, 159...

Maris Pacifici Map collection
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Maps
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Antwerp, Belgium
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