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Postcard titled 'Timber Tramway in a Beautiful Setting'

Postcard titled 'Timber Tramway in a Beautiful Setting'

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Gidleigh collection
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Saddles
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Macquarie Street, Sydney

Macquarie Street, 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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Calico bag for Uncle Toby's oats

Calico bag for Uncle Toby's oats

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Food storage bags
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Ribbon bar from Order of Australia set, Companion - General Division, Male

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Governor-General collection
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Ribbon bars
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Royal Australian Mint
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Aboriginal Land Rights, Tasmania

Aboriginal Land Rights, Tasmania

Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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Australia
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Bird head carving

Bird head carving

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Thompson Family collection
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Cigarette lighters
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Solidarity

Solidarity

Henryk Sikora collection
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Political badges
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Poland
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Rizzo brand stainless steel 'cut-throat' type razor

Rizzo brand stainless steel 'cut-throat' type razor

Vincenza Duble collection
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Cut-throat razors
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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'Subject No.7 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk cartons

'Subject No.7 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk cartons

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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1987
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The Hand of Hope

The Hand of Hope

Papal Visit Office collection
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Catalogues
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Australia
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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Baby's pram pannier associated with Milo Dunphy

Baby's pram pannier associated with Milo Dunphy

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1931
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Cast iron prison key

Cast iron prison key

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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Square white starched fine linen handkerchief with drawn thread work at hem

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Handkerchiefs
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Photograph of a steam engine threshing wheat

Photograph of a steam engine threshing wheat

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Photographs
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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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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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Photograph of a young man in uniform (thought to be 'the one')

Photograph of a young man in uniform (thought to be 'the one...

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Photographs
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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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Royal Warrant issued by British War Office for Vincent Burns' promotion to 2nd Lieutenant

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Vincent Burns collection
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Certificates
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St James, London, Greater London, England
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1916
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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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Workshop, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Workshop, 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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Prison truncheon, about 1940

Prison truncheon, about 1940

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Weapons
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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The opening of a new shop by one of our dealers. Note the flag decorations Kalgan Feb 1915

The opening of a new shop by one of our dealers. Note the fl...

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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Warden sitting in the main chair in the Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Warden sitting in the main chair in the Campbell Street Pris...

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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Teaspoon featuring a map of Australia

Teaspoon featuring a map of Australia

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Teaspoons
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Arts In Society

Arts In Society

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Video cassettes
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Photograph of Scout Leaders and Scouts from 1st Surry Hills Troop on parade

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Barry Williams collection
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Photographs
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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Woven cane sewing basket

Woven cane sewing basket

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sewing baskets
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Allen key

Allen key

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Allen keys
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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Red-brown hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career, 1977-1978

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John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Scrapbooks
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John N. Warren MBE OAM
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Photograph of man in military uniform owned by Len Uren

Photograph of man in military uniform owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Photographs
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Pair of brown canvas and leather naval gaiters

Pair of brown canvas and leather naval gaiters

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Gaiters
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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Photograph folder of Emilie Roach and her horses

Photograph folder of Emilie Roach and her horses

Colledge Family collection
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Photograph folders
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1923
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Demobilised Sailors Soldiers & Airmens Assoc

Demobilised Sailors Soldiers & Airmens Assoc

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Membership badges
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Demobilised Sailors, Soldiers & Airmens Association
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1914
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Ivory seal, fetauring Chinese characters, in a small black leather case with a metal frame and clips

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Seals
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Emu

Emu

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Marlborough Art Co
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Pink plastic comb