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Australian settler's home on fire.  A Merry Christmas

Australian settler's home on fire. A Merry Christmas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1934
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Black bag with woven coloured design

Black bag with woven coloured design

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Bags
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Angkaliya Brumby
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Canvas bag for saws

Canvas bag for saws

John Docker collection
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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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Milk jug cover

Milk jug cover

Eleanor Dark Foundation collection no. 1
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Jug covers
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Vest Pocket Manual of Printing

Vest Pocket Manual of Printing

Les Robertson collection
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Technical manuals
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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The Inland Printer Co
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1920
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Wooden footstool with tapestry top that commemorates the establishment of Lucini & Co in Melbourne, Victoria, 1853

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Joseph Andreallo collection no. 1
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Footstools
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Italy
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Unknown
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1858
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Up for a spell

Up for a spell

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Australian Scouts district badge North Metropolitan Area W.A. - Bayswater District

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Robin Maloney collection
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36th Battalion colour patch, AIF, associated with service of Lieutenant Vincent Burns

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Vincent Burns collection
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1916
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Scout badge

Scout badge

Robin Maloney collection
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Patons & Baldwins knitting pattern for bathing suits for children

Patons & Baldwins knitting pattern for bathing suits for chi...

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Knitting patterns
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Australia
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Paton & Baldwins (A/Asia) Ltd
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1916
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Black and white photograph of Enid Glover playing a piano accordion in front of a microphone

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Enid M. Treadgold
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1942
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Water Ledger, S R & W S Commission, Tongala, Koyuga & Kyabram Parishes, 1926-1938

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Irrigation (Tatura) - Goulburn Murray Water collection
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Administrative records
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Tongala, Victoria, Australia
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State Rivers and Water Supply Commission
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1926
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two Scouts from 1st Surry Hills Troop. Barry Williams and Garry Wilson

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Barry Williams collection
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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Lutheran Hymn book

Lutheran Hymn book

L Bucelis collection
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Religious books
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Lithuania
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Photograph of Scout Barry Williams

Photograph of Scout Barry Williams

Barry Williams collection
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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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Twenty-one wooden alphabet blocks

Twenty-one wooden alphabet blocks

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Alphabet blocks
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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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AIM bookstall table with two men standing behind.

AIM bookstall table with two men standing behind.

Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Australia
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Mr Robert Darby
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Hands Across the Sea

Hands Across the Sea

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Poster 'more than $2.5 billion is spent every day preparing for war and they tell us we're spending too much!'

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Morning Mists

Morning Mists

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Jan Hendrik Scheltema
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In memoriam card

In memoriam 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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1937
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Map of Australia showing the extent of the known Artesian Basins, 1912

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Mudgee Historical Society collection
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Maps
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Australia
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Mr Henry H. Dare
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1912
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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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Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite), 1913 - insect and dingo motifs

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1913
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Sauce Dispenser

Sauce Dispenser

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dispensers
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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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Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Leatherworking tools
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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Pick

Pick

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Souvenir Project Book 'Australia's Bicentenary 1788-1988', which is designed to store bicentennial milk cartons

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Commemorative books
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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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Botanical Gardens, Sydney.

Botanical Gardens, 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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Pokerwork kangaroo

Pokerwork kangaroo

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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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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A greeting from Sydney with all good wishes

A greeting from Sydney with all good wishes

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Greeting cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1914
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Giants of the Game

Giants of the Game

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Hon H R. Lyttelton
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1856
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Book titled 'The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay', 1789.

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Christies Auction collection
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Botany Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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John Stockdale
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1789
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Pair of wooden skis made from hand-cut mountain ash, with leather bindings

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Donald Maclurcan collection no. 2
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Skis
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Kiandra, New South Wales, Australia
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