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Princess Anne plastic doll, with mousy brown hair and a tiara, wearing a pale purple dress

Princess Anne plastic doll, with mousy brown hair and a tiar...

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Dolls
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Princess Anne E.
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Sample bag with 'Ken'written on it, used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

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D J Mulvaney collection
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Sample bags
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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The captured German 28cm Railway Gun in a railway siding at Molonglo

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George Henry Taylor collection
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Photographs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Imperial German Army
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1927
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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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1911
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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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1973
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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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Neck ornanment

Neck ornanment

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Personal adornments
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1935
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Faulding's Essence of Coffee and Chicory

Faulding's Essence of Coffee and Chicory

Bothwell Museum collection
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Coffee containers
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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F H Faulding & Co Ltd
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1940
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Hot-air steriliser

Hot-air steriliser

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Baird and Tatlock
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1897
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Caravan of Kerosene oil in the Fumen Plain - en route from Yunnanfu to Huihchow in Szezhuan province. Oct 1919

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Evening yarn

Evening yarn

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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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Textile sample

Textile sample

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Textile samplers
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Angkaliya Brumby
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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

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Paul Watts collection
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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Letter from the Director-General Australian Army Reserve to Colonel Spain, 30th November 1917

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Colonel Alfred Spain collection
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Letters
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Taronga Park, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Department of Defence
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1917
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Photograph album titled 'Views of the New Compound, China Inland Mission, Shanghai'

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RG Bain collection
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Photograph albums
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Shanghai, China
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China Inland Mission
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1936
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Drilling recruits in the country on the road from Yunnufu to Wutung Oct 1919

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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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Tourist map of the Blue Mountains and Burragorang Valley

Tourist map of the Blue Mountains and Burragorang Valley

Bonnie Nevin collection
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Maps
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Department of Lands
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1945
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Timber plate with image of an indigenous man throwing a boomerang, made by Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Artworks
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Australia
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Bill Onus
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Pin punch

Pin punch

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Punches
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

John Docker collection
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Mallets
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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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Land grant issued to Hannibal Macarthur signed by Governor Lachlan Macquarie, 17 August 1819

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Colonial Land Grants collection
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Deeds
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lachlan Macquarie
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1819
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Entrance gate to the 'Carnival' grounds at Manilla. Feb 1917

Entrance gate to the 'Carnival' grounds at Manilla. Feb 1917

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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Lutheran Hymn book

Lutheran Hymn book

L Bucelis collection
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Religious books
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Lithuania
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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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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Handwritten message

Handwritten message

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Notes
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Mount Kosciusko, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1930
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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'Subject No.10 - Achievers' bicentennial commemorative milk cartons

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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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1988
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Textbook on practical mathematics

Textbook on practical mathematics

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Textbooks
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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British Scouts district badge, Surrey

British Scouts district badge, Surrey

Robin Maloney collection
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Club badges
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1916
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Letter - Sworn statement by John Flynn, 16 May 1844

Letter - Sworn statement by John Flynn, 16 May 1844

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1844
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Document regarding Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1 May 1921 and 24 July 1922

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Financial records
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1921
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting explorers Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting explor...

Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1813
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting the first Holden car

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting the fi...

Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1948
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card