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Horses and Cowboys 1997

Horses and Cowboys 1997

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Titjikala, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Wallace
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1997
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White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup bowls
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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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Piece of Australian red ochre

Piece of Australian red ochre

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Ochre
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Australia
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Mr Victor Carell
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1953
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Photographic postcard of Sydney Harbour from Kirribilli Point, NSW

Photographic postcard of Sydney Harbour from Kirribilli Poin...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Welcome to our Royal Visitors

Welcome to our Royal Visitors

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Flags
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Pair of men's black leather shoes in a cardboard shoe box

Pair of men's black leather shoes in a cardboard shoe box

J Wyszogrodzki collection no. 2
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Shoes
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Oilstone mounted in a timber box with a timber lid

Oilstone mounted in a timber box with a timber lid

John Docker collection
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Sharpening stones
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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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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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Pair of canvas and leather gaiters

Pair of canvas and leather gaiters

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Gaiters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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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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Order of Australia insignia in a presentation case with slip cover

Order of Australia insignia in a presentation case with slip...

Nova Peris collection
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Medals
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Nova Peris
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Pair of earrings

Pair of earrings

Papuan Official collection
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Earrings
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Brown, orange, yellow and green knitted tea-cosy

Brown, orange, yellow and green knitted tea-cosy

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Tea-cosies
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An Australian Grazing Scene

An Australian Grazing Scene

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Satchel belonging to  Bro. J.B. Moore Portland Lodge No.6 V.C and contents

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John Moore collection
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Satchels
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Scout Barry Williams, who is holding a staff in his right hand and standing at ease

Scout Barry Williams, who is holding a staff in his right ha...

Barry Williams collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

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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Mr John P. Fawkner
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1934
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Film negative - Bert Oliffe (left) and Frank Feast doing the dishes, lunch camp, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Doily with a butterfly-like shape, mounted on dark blue silk to give it some bulk

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Doilies
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1941
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Square with a brass reinforced timber stock and a steel blade

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John Docker collection
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Try squares
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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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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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Brass fastening pin for latch

Brass fastening pin for latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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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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Yellow, blue, green and pink floral pattern dress from Thursday Island QLD

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Clothing
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mrs Col Nakata
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1992
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Note of thanks for sympathy card

Note of thanks for 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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Tirranna Picnic Race Club account book, 1919 to 1922

Tirranna Picnic Race Club account book, 1919 to 1922

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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1919
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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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British Scouts district badge, Middlesex

British Scouts district badge, Middlesex

Robin Maloney collection
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Club badges
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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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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Next of Kin plaque issued to Edith Burns in respect of the service of her son, Lieutenant Vincent Burns

Next of Kin plaque issued to Edith Burns in respect of the s...

Vincent Burns collection
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Plaques
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London, England
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1919
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Dessert spoon

Dessert spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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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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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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Wyoming, Hunter and Macquarie Streets Sydney N.S.W.

Wyoming, Hunter and Macquarie Streets Sydney N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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1909
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