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Woven plant fibre basket, with bands of fabric and feathers

Woven plant fibre basket, with bands of fabric and feathers

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Baskets
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Medal with ribbon bow from Order of Australia set, Officer - Military Division, Female

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Governor-General collection
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Medals
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Royal Australian Mint
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A days spell

A days spell

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Jan Hendrik Scheltema
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Australian Military issue blue enamelled water bottle and carrier

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Parsons collection
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Water containers
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1920
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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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Franklin River Blockade

Franklin River Blockade

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
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Handmade white linen cross-shaped table centre with a fancywork design of daisies

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 16
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Books
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1939
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Two square black sateen cushions

Two square black sateen cushions

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cushions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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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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Robbery Under Arms, No. 2

Robbery Under Arms, No. 2

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Charles Hammond
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Media pass issued to Bluey Thomson of News Limited

Media pass issued to Bluey Thomson of News Limited

Graeme Thomson collection
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Passes
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1986
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AICD (Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament)

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1981
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Manuscript journal 'Baden Journal, April and May Nos', written by the Pfrunder sisters

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Pfrunder Women collection
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Journals
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Grong Grong, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Sylvia Pfrunder
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1913
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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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Clear glass bowl to commemorate Australia's Centenary in 1888

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Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative plates
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Sunderland, England
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Greener & Co
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1887
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Wooden hall chair with a removable black felt cushion, from the Prime Minister's Lodge

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Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Chairs
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Australia
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Mrs Ruth Lane Poole
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1926
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Envelope containing lease agreement between William Nash and Joseph Stancliffe

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Sid Nash collection
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Legal documents
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Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
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Iram Nash
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1917
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Round hat, constructed from bright blue synthetic netting

Round hat, constructed from bright blue synthetic netting

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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Logbook detailing distances travelled and running information for the trip from England to Australia on a Vespa scooter

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Nicholas Lidstone collection
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Logbooks
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Arrow

Arrow

Papuan Official collection
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Arrows
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Colourised photographic postcard of Foot bridge at Mosman, NSW

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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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1899
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Woven bag with geometric designs

Woven bag with geometric designs

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Carry bags
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Angkaliya Brumby
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Square pot holder

Square pot holder

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pot holders
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1960
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Minton 'Kings Service' china dinner plate bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dinner plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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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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The Ramblers Walking Club Programme 1949-1950

The Ramblers Walking Club Programme 1949-1950

Elery Hamilton-Smith collection
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Programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ramblers Walking Club
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1942
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Picnic set

Picnic set

Felicita Carr collection
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Picnic sets
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1940
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Birthday greeting card 'Compliments of the Season'

Birthday greeting card 'Compliments of the Season'

Australian War Memorial collection
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Birthday cards
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Harriet Field
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Horse and cart

Horse and cart

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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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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A fair prospect

A fair prospect

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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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Two fabric thread holders

Two fabric thread holders

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Embroidery equipment
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Suitcase covered with brown lacquered-hessian over molded composite wooden boards

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Marion Douglas and Pamela Yonge collection
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Suitcases
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Walter H. Eddison
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1913
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Film negative - Extracting a stake from a camel's foot, Yununba Hill, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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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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1926
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Photographic postcard of Balmoral Beach, NSW

Photographic postcard of Balmoral Beach, NSW

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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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob han...

Paul Watts collection
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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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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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