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Floral and heraldic design, and a poem, surrounding a picture of stockman and sheep.

Floral and heraldic design, and a poem, surrounding a pictur...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Tin of beef dripping sent to the Lawton family in Uxbridge, London, in a Red Cross parcel from Hobart in 1942

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French-Lawton collection
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Canned foods
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Austral Canning Co Pty Ltd
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1940
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'Subject No.9 - Prime Ministers' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

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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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Jungle Gym presented to Ainslie Primary School by Prime Minister James Scullin in 1930

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Ainslie Primary School collection no. 1
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Recreational equipment
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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Jungle Gym Inc
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1923
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Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1788
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Doily

Doily

Lois Grosse collection
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Doilies
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Kominatos and his dogs Jan 1920

Kominatos and his dogs Jan 1920

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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Octagonal white bone china cup, featuring a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair, and a matching saucer

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Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Cups and saucers
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Metal rule

Metal 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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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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Ornamental shoulder band

Ornamental shoulder band

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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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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Racing silks in the colours of Tony Santic

Racing silks in the colours of Tony Santic

Graham Dash and Carol Sampson collection
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Riding habits
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Queensland, Australia
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Mitty's of Queensland, Saddlers & Riding Outfitters
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2003
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Robbery Under Arms, No. 2

Robbery Under Arms, No. 2

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Charles Hammond
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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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Wedding congratulations card

Wedding congratulations 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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Pair of running shoes

Pair of running shoes

Nova Peris collection
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Sports footwear
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Nike
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Handcarved Lithuanian folk figure 'Friendly-Devil'

Handcarved Lithuanian folk figure 'Friendly-Devil'

O Szentimrey collection
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Wood carvings
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Australia
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1950
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Ansonia Parisian parlour clock with an ornate wood and glass case

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Doris Grattan collection
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Shelf clocks
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New York, United States of America
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Ansonia Clock Company
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1879
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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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Did They Beat The Drum Slowly As They Lowered You Down? by Ellen Jose

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Ellen Jose collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Ellen Jose
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1992
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People watching a rodeo, man sitting with children around him; 'Ned Kelly' look-a-like walking past

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Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Mr Robert Darby
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Photographic postcard of big gun practice in Middle Head, Sydney NSW

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Wooden cell door, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Wooden cell door, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

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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Dinner place card

Dinner place card

Colonel Alfred Spain collection
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Place cards
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Taronga Park, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Colonel Alfred Spain
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1917
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Red Cross Trench Comforts, 10-17 Feb. Glenelg 1917

Red Cross Trench Comforts, 10-17 Feb. Glenelg 1917

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Glenelg, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Australian Red Cross Society
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1917
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First Aerial Post

First Aerial Post

Eric J Treloar collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mr William H. Treloar
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1922
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Handmade white oval linen table centre with fancyworked flowers

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Cheer Up Society of South Australia, America Day, fundraising badge

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Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1914
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Off-white and black satin brimmed ladies dress hat

Off-white and black satin brimmed ladies dress hat

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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Navy blue IDWVA (Illawarra District Women's Vigoro Assocation) cloth patch with embroidered emblem

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Ruby Lee collection
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Cloth patches
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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1950
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Shawl or wrap for

Shawl or wrap for "Peterkin" doll

Barbara Hetherington collection
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Dolls clothing
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Glass plate negative - Natives prisoners, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905(?)

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1900
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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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1913
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Byron Tales.

Byron Tales.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1837
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Letter of thanks from George Fuller to Colonel Spain, 30 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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Colonel Alfred Spain
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1917
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek east, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Photograph of W H Treloar, H Lord and Leslie Trist with an aircraft

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Eric J Treloar collection
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