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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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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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The highest station on the Yunnanfu railway, 11.7.1917

The highest station on the Yunnanfu railway, 11.7.1917

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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Cartoon titled 'Fortress Australia'

Cartoon titled 'Fortress Australia'

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr Jock Alexander
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2001
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Girl and boy dressed in period costume, boy presenting flowers to girl

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Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Henri
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1938
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting 'Australia II'

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting 'Austr...

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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1983
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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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Photographic postcard of Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

Photographic postcard of Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1885
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Plastic-coated calico coaster printed with an Aboriginal-inspired motif, made by Annan Fabrics, Sydney

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Wal Beckhouse collection
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Coasters
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Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Annan Fabrics
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1951
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Poster - Tall ships, Tall Stories, Resistance Every Day Since 1788...

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Kerry Browning collection
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Political posters
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Australia
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1988
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Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Commonwealth Railways
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1975
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Yellow, blue, green and pink floral pattern dress from Thursday Island QLD

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Clothing
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mrs Col Nakata
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1992
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Scout cord

Scout cord

Barry Williams collection
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Uniform accessories
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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Ribbon bar from Order of Australia set, Officer - Military Division, Female

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Governor-General collection
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Ribbon bars
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Royal Australian Mint
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The wrong track

The wrong track

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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May your New Year be a Happy one

May your New Year be a Happy one

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Premo Pocket camera

Premo Pocket camera

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Cameras
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New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1913
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Basket for

Basket for "Peterkin" doll's bonnets etc

Barbara Hetherington collection
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Dolls accessories
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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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War Relief fundraising certificate issued to May Knowles in 1944

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 8
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Certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Victorian Department of Education
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1944
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Moree Boomerangs Rugby League Football Club t-shirt

Moree Boomerangs Rugby League Football Club t-shirt

Moree Bootscooters collection
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T-shirts
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Moree, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Alma Green
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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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Egg canister used by Olegas Truchanas to carry food or have it air-dropped to him when he was hiking

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Melva Truchanas collection
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Canisters
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Australia
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Australian Egg Board
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1968
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Red hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career 1969

Red hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Jo...

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Scrapbooks
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John N. Warren MBE OAM
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Act Responsibly for Christ's Sake - Nuclear War?

Act Responsibly for Christ's Sake - Nuclear War?

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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Blue Ford Falcon XA panel van and contents, used by anti-nuclear and peace activist Benny Zable

Blue Ford Falcon XA panel van and contents, used by anti-nuc...

Benny Zable collection no. 1
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Vehicles
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Australia
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Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited
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1973
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Female and peace symbols

Female and peace symbols

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Film negative - Granite hill, Moorilyanna soakage, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

Film negative - Granite hill, Moorilyanna soakage, South Aus...

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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1903
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MANLY BEACH, SYDNEY.

MANLY BEACH, 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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Postman's standard issue blue fabric peaked cap with Telecom badge

Postman's standard issue blue fabric peaked cap with Telecom...

Catherine Davenport collection
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Caps
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Robert P. Davenport
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1975
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British Scouts district badge, South West Lancashire

British Scouts district badge, South West Lancashire

Robin Maloney collection
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Club badges
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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Wedding invitations
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1922
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Glass plate negative - The game of 'gorri', Humbert River station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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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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1922
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BALMORAL BEACH, SYDNEY.

BALMORAL BEACH, 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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Australian mining. Dryblowing

Australian mining. Dryblowing

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Order of Australia set, Medal - Military Division, Male

Order of Australia set, Medal - Military Division, Male