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Ceramic bust of John Batman

Ceramic bust of John Batman

John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner Pottery Bust collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Batman
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1934
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Aseptic absorbent surgeon's towel

Aseptic absorbent surgeon's towel

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Surgical equipment
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Saw-setting tool

Saw-setting tool

Phillip Porta collection
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Saw-setting tools
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Adelong, New South Wales, Australia
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John H. Gillman
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1850
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Album containing 97 menus, 20 seating plans and 47 photographs from Parliament House dining rooms...

Album containing 97 menus, 20 seating plans and 47 photograp...

Betty Hall collection
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Albums
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1918
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Pair of maps that indicate the routes of Captain James Cook's three voyages

Pair of maps that indicate the routes of Captain James Cook'...

Embroidered Map Samplers collection
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Maps
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Captain James Cook
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Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Spears
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Aniba
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1987
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An old watch tower on the great wall north of Kalgan - 15 miles. Jan 1915

An old watch tower on the great wall north of Kalgan - 15 mi...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Letter from the Director-General Australian Army Reserve to Colonel Spain, 30th November 1917

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Colonel Alfred Spain collection
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Letters
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Taronga Park, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Department of Defence
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1917
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Birds Eye View of Wuchow Apl 1917 showing both West and Fu Rivers

Birds Eye View of Wuchow Apl 1917 showing both West and Fu R...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Certificate to Commemorate the First Election of Members of the Arbitration Court of New South Wales, issued to Mr Arthur Mitchell

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Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Australia
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Julian Ashton
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1901
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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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Cormorants - used for fishing by the Chinese. Between Linshowfu and Kweilin Apl 1917

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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A Grey Day

A Grey Day

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Two-piece [skirt and bodice] full-length dress in sheer black fabric with white spot print

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dresses
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1900
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Piece of fabric screenprinted with the 'Kangaroo Hunt' pattern, made by Annan Fabrics, Mosman, about 1941

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Alexandra Kirkwood collection
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Screenprints
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Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Annan Fabrics
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1941
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Group taken at E.O. Drakes house - 147 the Peak, on Xmas day 1921. Hong Kong

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Shell ornament

Shell ornament

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Ornaments
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Cape York, Queensland, Australia
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1993
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The bridge over the River at Kalgan 14.3.1914

The bridge over the River at Kalgan 14.3.1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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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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Saucepan and lid

Saucepan and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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George Street, Sydney.

George Street, Sydney.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Art Series
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Wooden carving of a dugong

Wooden carving of a dugong

Odette O'Neill collection
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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The sundowner

The sundowner

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Child's cotton handkerchief

Child's cotton handkerchief

Bridge Family collection no. 2
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Handkerchiefs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Helen Jensma
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Striped velveteen cushion

Striped velveteen cushion

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cushions
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Stubbies brand pair of green sailing shorts worn by Will Baillieu, Starboard Grinder on Australia II during the 1983 America's Cup

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Will Baillieu collection
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Australia
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1983
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Toy dagger hand carved from wood

Toy dagger hand carved from wood

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Toy weapons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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Illuminated address to William Barbour

Illuminated address to William Barbour

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Illuminated addresses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1907
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A fair prospect

A fair prospect

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Bone china teacup and saucer with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

Bone china teacup and saucer with a coloured Commonwealth Pa...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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England
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Wedgwood
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1988
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Emu figure standing on a map of Australia

Emu figure standing on a map of Australia

Terence Lane collection
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Bird figures
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Royal Copenhagen
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1930
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Home from the field, twilight

Home from the field, twilight

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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Polar bear on wheels

Polar bear on wheels

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Pull-along toys
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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