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Kettle and lid

Kettle and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kettles
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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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Boomerang with pictures of three emus, made by Bill Onus

Boomerang with pictures of three emus, made by Bill Onus

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Australia
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Bill Onus
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Hardback accounts ledger for 1866, with green fabric cover, brown leather spine and corners

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Robin Moorhouse collection
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Account books
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Penfolds Wine Pty Ltd
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1866
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Ashtray

Ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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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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Circular green and white crocheted teapot stand

Circular green and white crocheted teapot stand

Lois Grosse collection
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Teapot stands
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Photograph of a man and woman with dog owned by Len Uren

Photograph of a man and woman with dog 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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White oval lace tray runner

White oval lace tray runner

Lois Grosse collection
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Table linen
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Senator Natasha Stott-Despoja's leather backpack

Senator Natasha Stott-Despoja's leather backpack

Natasha Stott Despoja collection
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Backpacks
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Senator Natasha J. Stott-Despoja
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View of canal near B.A.T. Mess Yunnanfu

View of canal near B.A.T. Mess Yunnanfu

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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1960s tartan skirt with storage bag and hanger

1960s tartan skirt with storage bag and hanger

Beverly Silby collection
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Skirts
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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Good Cheer!

Good Cheer!" It comes from the Sunny South, ...Rockdale

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Bringing in a brumby

Bringing in a brumby

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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A MacInnes
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting ngurrurdu, the emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae), circa 1970

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1970
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Soup spoon

Soup spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup spoons
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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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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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White, open-weave hair net

White, open-weave hair net

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Hairnets
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Dance ornament model aeroplane

Dance ornament model aeroplane

Eseli collection
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Headdresses
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Badu Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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James Eseli
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1999
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Australian Bravery Decorations set, Cross of Valour

Australian Bravery Decorations set, Cross of Valour

Governor-General collection
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Medals
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Royal Australian Mint
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Photograph of a womens' cricket team

Photograph of a womens' cricket team

Ruby Lee collection
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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The opening of a new shop by one of our dealers. Note the flag decorations Kalgan Feb 1915

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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 - Nell Basedow walking toward house, Yalata station, South Australia, 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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Textile shoulder bag

Textile shoulder bag

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Carry bags
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THE SPIT, MIDDLE HARBOUR, N.S.W.

THE SPIT, MIDDLE HARBOUR, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Teapot stand

Teapot stand

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1960
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Sterling silver inkwell with felt on the base

Sterling silver inkwell with felt on the base

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Inkwells
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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1922
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Collapsible table with AIM literature, stickers and flags with Eureka symbol

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Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Australia
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Mr Robert Darby
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Photograph of a view of a pagoda like structure on a stone wall

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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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Postcard featuring an image of a bride and groom from 1922

Postcard featuring an image of a bride and groom from 1922

Margot Child collection
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Postcards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1922
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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 card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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G.L.A - with his Amah holding Daddy's watch to his ear. Hankow Feby 1926

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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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An Anamite woman - in Hanor

An Anamite woman - in Hanor

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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Blinky Bill with the Eureka flag

Blinky Bill with the Eureka flag

Robert Darby collection no. 1
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Jackets
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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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1973
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Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Janice Nixon
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2008
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Shifting spanner

Shifting spanner

Phillip Porta collection
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