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Needlework for Student Teachers

Needlework for Student Teachers

Stella Coulter collection
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Textbooks
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Globe for an Aldis Butcher projector

Globe for an Aldis Butcher projector

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Electric light globes
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United Kingdom
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General Electric Company
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Black and white prints from a production of 'The Patsy'

Black and white prints from a production of 'The Patsy'

Enid Treadgold collection
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Photograph albums
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Frenchs Forest, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Enid M. Treadgold
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1946
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Collection of sewing implements in a rectangular plastic box with a clear plastic lid and a cream coloured plastic base

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Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Sewing equipment
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Japara gunny sack

Japara gunny sack

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Carry bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1925
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Recollections and Reminiscences

Recollections and Reminiscences

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Lord Hawke
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1924
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Leather belt

Leather belt

Joan Richmond collection
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Belts
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1932
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Lionel says:

Lionel says: "K.O. litter - don't rubbish Australia!"

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 19
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Posters
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Australia
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Lionel Rose
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1966
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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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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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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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Embroidery sampler on coarse linen or hessian, featuring various cross stitched letters, numbers and traditional motifs, including a house and tree, peacocks and reindeer, 1827

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Textile samplers
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1827
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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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England V Australia 1877 to 1904

England V Australia 1877 to 1904

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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J N. Pentelow
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1904
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Hurricane lamp

Hurricane lamp

Bothwell Museum collection
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Kerosene lamps
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Australia
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Lanora Australia
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Medal with ribbon bow from Order of Australia set, Companion - General Division, Female

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Governor-General collection
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Medals
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Royal Australian Mint
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Pokerwork snake

Pokerwork snake

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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White cotton pillowcase

White cotton pillowcase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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In the grounds attached to the lake inside of Younnufu City. July 1920

In the grounds attached to the lake inside of Younnufu City....

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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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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Black typed document titled 'Przebieg slusby wojskewej'

Black typed document titled 'Przebieg slusby wojskewej'

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1917
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1932
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Brown leather nurses case

Brown leather nurses case

Thompson Family collection
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Nurses cases
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'Subject No.3 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk cartons

'Subject No.3 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk cartons

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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Australia Bats in Test

Australia Bats in Test

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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R.S.P.C.A. animal welfare Inspector's shirt

R.S.P.C.A. animal welfare Inspector's shirt

R.S.P.C.A. Welfare Inspector collection
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Shirts
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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing lures
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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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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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Collection of financial records

Collection of financial records

ET Fealy collection
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Financial records
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Round, pale pink velvet powder applicator with a pink ribbon hand holder

Round, pale pink velvet powder applicator with a pink ribbon...

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Powder puffs
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Pair of leather, salmon coloured ballet shoes

Pair of leather, salmon coloured ballet shoes

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Ballet shoes
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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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Bread Not Bombs

Bread Not Bombs

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Poster titled 'It's the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

Poster titled 'It's the speedy airmail that conquers distanc...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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One pair women's cream cricket stockings

One pair women's cream cricket stockings

Nell McLarty collection
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Stockings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Prestige
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Kalgan 10-10-1913 4 of our cigarette dealers and the Hawker boys who peddle their goods around the town

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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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I'm an Australian for Nuclear Disarmament

I'm an Australian for Nuclear Disarmament

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

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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Order of Australia set, Officer - Military Division, Female

Order of Australia set, Officer - Military Division, Female

Governor-General collection
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Medals
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Royal Australian Mint
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Cormorants - used for fishing by the Chinese. Between Linshowfu and Kweilin Apl 1917

Cormorants - used for fishing by the Chinese. Between Linsho...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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