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Australia's 150th Anniversary 1788-1938

Australia's 150th Anniversary 1788-1938

Dr Donald McMichael collection no. 2
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Badges
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1988
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Forty-one oil paint paintbrushes

Forty-one oil paint paintbrushes

Margaret Coen collection
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Paintbrushes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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1930
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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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Photograph of temporary grave of Lieutenant Vincent Burns in paper folder

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Vincent Burns collection
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Lille, Steenwerck, France
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1917
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Photograph of two men on the beach owned by Len Uren

Photograph of two men on the beach 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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The Book of Common Prayer.

The Book of Common Prayer.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prayer books
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1816
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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'Subject No.3 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

'Subject No.3 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

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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Order of Australia miniature medal with Bow

Order of Australia miniature medal with Bow

Nova Peris collection
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Medals
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Nova Peris
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Standard Novels No. VI - The Last of the Mohicans.

Standard Novels No. VI - The Last of the Mohicans.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1831
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Dobbie Son & Hutton Marine Chronometer No 5475, with accessories in a wooden case, used in HMAS Australia

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dobbie Son & Hutton
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1942
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Two wooden jigsaw puzzles stored in a calico storage bag

Two wooden jigsaw puzzles stored in a calico storage bag

Bridge Family collection no. 3
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Jigsaw puzzles
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Victory Medal to 9956 Driver Ailson Hope Oliver, AIF

Victory Medal to 9956 Driver Ailson Hope Oliver, AIF

Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Military medals
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Egypt
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1920
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Our Native Land: Its Scenery and Associations

Our Native Land: Its Scenery and Associations

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1879
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Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1873

Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1873

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Folders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Ernabella woollen rug with Walka design

Ernabella woollen rug with Walka design

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rugs
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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Shellwork Sydney Harbour Bridge, La Perouse, Sydney

Shellwork Sydney Harbour Bridge, La Perouse, Sydney

Esme Timbery collection
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Ornaments
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Esme Timbery
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2006
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Long-handled carriage whip.

Long-handled carriage whip.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Whips
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Glass Agee preserving jar

Glass Agee preserving jar

Anne Girard collection
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Food preserving jars
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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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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Double Bay, Sydney

Double Bay, 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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Porcelain oriental-style doll used as a subject for painting

Porcelain oriental-style doll used as a subject for painting

Margaret Coen collection
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Dolls
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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1934
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Cigarette case

Cigarette case

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Cigarette cases
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Pin punch

Pin punch

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Punches
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Doily

Doily

Lois Grosse collection
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Doilies
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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Perfume bottle

Perfume bottle

Anne Girard collection
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Perfume bottles
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne Glass Bottle Works
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1900
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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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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Triangular bandage

Triangular bandage

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Bandages
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Smoking pipes
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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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The Gwalior Plains

The Gwalior Plains

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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J Carr
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1840
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Application for tickets to Papal visit

Application for tickets to Papal visit

Papal Visit Office collection
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Leaflets
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Australia
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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Liber Usualis

Liber Usualis

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Books
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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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Hand-made fabric bag used to carry drawings of SA section of Parliament House Embroidery

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Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Carry bags
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Letter from the Polish Consulate General, allowing Home Guard membership, 1942

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EJ Tomaszewski collection
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