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Series of small cowrie shells attached to plant fibre by thread

Series of small cowrie shells attached to plant fibre by thr...

Reverend and Mrs Fenn collection no. 2
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Shell money
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Glass plate negative - Punch (Arrerika), suffering with fly bitten eye, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Child's drawing by Litja, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Litja, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Litja
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1954
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Waistbands

Waistbands

Papuan Official collection
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Waistbands
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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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Painting depicting a pair of black frogs

Painting depicting a pair of black frogs

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gawirrin Gumana
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1967
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Blinky Bill with Eureka flag

Blinky Bill with Eureka flag

Robert Darby collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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2GB picnic with family and friends

2GB picnic with family and friends

Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB Blue Birds Club
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1935
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Olympic gold medal for Rugby won by the Australasian team at the 1908 London Olympics, in red leather presentation case

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Patrick McCue collection no. 1
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Sports medals
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London, England
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Mr Patrick McCue
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1908
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NCR electro-mechanical ticket selling machine, used by the West Australian Totalisator Agency Board

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West Australian Totalisator Agency Board collection
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Ticket machines
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Western Australia, Australia
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National Cash Register
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1962
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Chair travelling between Chunnakufu and Yung chun - Fukien province. Self & 'Bill' in the chair. June 1917

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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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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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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "AAA"

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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VK2 Velokraft recumbent bicycle used by Peter Heal

VK2 Velokraft recumbent bicycle used by Peter Heal

Peter Heal collection
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Bicycles
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Velokraft
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2009
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Circular Quay, Sydney.

Circular Quay, 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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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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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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Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 16
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Books
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1939
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Wedding dress, hat and shoes

Wedding dress, hat and shoes

Margaret Coen collection
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Wedding clothing
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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1945
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The rouseabout

The rouseabout

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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Australian Comforts Fund - Our Fighting Men

Australian Comforts Fund - Our Fighting Men

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1914
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Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1960
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Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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R Gardner
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1893
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Coo-ee! Australia Day, Unley, August 1917

Coo-ee! Australia Day, Unley, August 1917

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Unley, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Australian Red Cross Society
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1917
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A black and white photograph of a camel train walking near trees at the base of a mountain with a river nearby

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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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Film negative - Family in garden, Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Sharpening stone for shears, used by professional shearer Colin Davis on Merriville Estate

Sharpening stone for shears, used by professional shearer Co...

Colin Davis collection
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Sharpening stones
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Murrumbateman, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Colin Davis
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1946
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Map of Australia

Map of Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Black typed document titled 'Przebieg slusby wojskewej'

Black typed document titled 'Przebieg slusby wojskewej'

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1917
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Embroidery sampler on coarse linen or hessian, mainly featuring cross stitched letters and numbers [Margaret Stool Montrose, 1855?]

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Textile samplers
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1855
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club account book, 1922 to 1923

Tirranna Picnic Race Club account book, 1922 to 1923

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Account books
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Bank of New South Wales
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1922
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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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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GRANVILLE SHOW. 1942, red felt show pennant with gold-coloured block text

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Colledge Family collection
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Prizes
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Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1942
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Glass plate negative - Sub-manager's children, Cadelga station, 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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Brown leather holster for a hatchet or small axe

Brown leather holster for a hatchet or small axe

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Holsters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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