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Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, made in Orbost, Victoria, in the late 1800s

Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, mad...

Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Helena E. Roadknight
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1870
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Doll - Queen Elizabeth II

Doll - Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Dolls
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Timber plate with image of an indigenous man holding a spear, made by Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Australia
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Bill Onus
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Microphone

Microphone

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) collection no. 1
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Microphones
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Off Williamstown, VIC

Off Williamstown, VIC

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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Fabric label - Andree Pelissiere

Fabric label - Andree Pelissiere

Andree Pelissier collection
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Booklet titled 'Official Rules of Hockey', used by Rose Little

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Rose Hooke collection
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Hartleys Sports Stores
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1915
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Pastel drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Napurunya
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1951
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I Own a Nuclear Target

I Own a Nuclear Target

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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United States of America
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United States Armed Forces
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1960
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Set of badges for the Dame Grand Cross of the British Empire awarded to Dame Pattie Menzies

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Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Awards
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London, England
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Garrard & Co Ltd
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1954
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Monocular microscope used for the scientific study of algae by phycologist Valerie May

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Valerie Jones collection
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Microscopes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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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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Cutlery set wrapped in cloth

Cutlery set wrapped in cloth

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Cutlery
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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Royal Arms

Royal Arms

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Commemorative badges
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Fork

Fork

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Forks
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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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Bunch of prison keys and tags

Bunch of prison keys and tags

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Camel, Rider and Pack Camels 1997

Camel, Rider and Pack Camels 1997

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Titjikala, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny Young
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1997
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Cotton batik t-shirt by Kutungu (Betty) Munti, Ernabella SA

Cotton batik t-shirt by Kutungu (Betty) Munti, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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T-Shirts
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Betty Kutungu
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1971
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Army Nurses Day, CT & WA, October 27th, 1917

Army Nurses Day, CT & WA, October 27th, 1917

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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United Commercial Travellers' Association of Australasia
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1917
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Affordable Housing - a Right Not a Privilege

Affordable Housing - a Right Not a Privilege

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Envelope containing lease agreement between William Nash and Joseph Stancliffe

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Sid Nash collection
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Legal documents
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Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
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Iram Nash
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1917
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Photographic postcard of troops from 1st Imperial Camel Brigade

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Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Victorian Veterans Cycling Council,1986 State Road Championships sash, 60-64 years, won by Jim Coyle

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Jim Coyle collection
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Sashes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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James L. Coyle
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1986
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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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Pair of lady's two-tone calf-length boots

Pair of lady's two-tone calf-length boots

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Boots
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1880
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Australia vs All-Montreal

Australia vs All-Montreal

Nanette Ward collection
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Commemorative badges
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Canada
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J P. Moncel
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1913
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Photograph of Bexley North school's class 1A, 1951

Photograph of Bexley North school's class 1A, 1951

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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1951
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Wooden contact printing frame

Wooden contact printing frame

Turner Family collection
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Contact printing frames
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Banque Fonciere de Nijni-Novgorod-Samara, Lettre de Gage 4 1/2% de 10,000 roubles

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Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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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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Munyang Power Station in winter

Munyang Power Station in winter

Snowy Scheme - Christine Filiamundi collection
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Photographs
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Munyang, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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John P. Williamson
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1953
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Sample bag used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

Sample bag used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

D J Mulvaney collection
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Sample bags
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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Aftermath of accident involving Bedford bus which went off the Island Bend-Guthega road avoiding a semi-trailer on its way up the hill...

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Snowy Scheme - Joe Gordon collection
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Photographs
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Island Bend, Kosciusko National Park, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Authority
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1951
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Glass plate negative - Sandstorm approaching from beyond Lake Killalpaninna, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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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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1919
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T.A.A. travel poster - Come See TAAs Melbourne

T.A.A. travel poster - Come See TAAs Melbourne

Ron Kerr collection
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Advertising posters
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Australia
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TAA/Australian Airlines Museum
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1975
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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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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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Photographs
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Horsham, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William H. Treloar
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1922
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Catholic Boy Scouts of Ireland rank badge, Bi Ullamh

Catholic Boy Scouts of Ireland rank badge, Bi Ullamh

Robin Maloney collection
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Club badges
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