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Sliding bevel

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John Docker collection
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Bevels
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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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Six camels in front of a large building

Six camels in front of a large building

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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Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1876

Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1876

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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1876
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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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Pair of wooden skis made from hand-cut mountain ash, with leather bindings

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Donald Maclurcan collection no. 2
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Skis
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Kiandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey Yen
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1860
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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Door locks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Order of Australia set, Medal - Military Division, Female

Order of Australia set, Medal - Military Division, Female

Governor-General collection
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Medals
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Royal Australian Mint
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Current flow meter in box, with accessories

Current flow meter in box, with accessories

Snowy Scheme - Snowy Hydro collection
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Meters
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T-shirt with Maori text

T-shirt with Maori text

Dr Di Bretherton collection
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T-shirts
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New Zealand
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Australian Engineers, On Active Service 1917, Christmas and New Year Greeting Card

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Christmas cards
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1917
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Doily

Doily

Muriel Kelly collection
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Doilies
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Mrs Muriel Kelly
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Embroidered silk postcard from World War 1

Embroidered silk postcard from World War 1

Alice Eaton collection
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Postcards
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France
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1918
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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Headbands
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Miss Olive Pink
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Embroidery sampler

Embroidery sampler

Rose Pellet Sampler collection
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Textile samplers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Rose A. Pellet
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1847
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Portrait of a soldier, woman and child

Portrait of a soldier, woman and child

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Photographic postcards
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1914
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Portable Geiger Counter and Ratemeter

Portable Geiger Counter and Ratemeter

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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The Days of Old by J. Hutchings

The Days of Old by J. Hutchings

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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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Adze haft with socket

Adze haft with socket

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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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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"Word Making and Word Taking" and "The Grab Game"

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Games
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Oppose Foreign Bases in SE Asia

Oppose Foreign Bases in SE Asia

Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Mr Robert Darby
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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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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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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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PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

Graeme Rex and Jane Avril Niehus collection no. 1
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Paddle-steamers
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Beverley, Yorkshire, England
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Beverley Iron Coy Limited
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1877
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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Yellow plastic ski goggles in a brown textured cardboard envelope

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Fiona Reynolds collection
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Ski goggles
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Souvenir banner commemorating the visit to Australia by the Duke and Duchess of York to mark the Federation of Australia in 1901

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Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative banners
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Australia
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Duke of York
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1900
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The Block, Pitt Street (Sydney)

The Block, Pitt Street (Sydney)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1917
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In memoriam card

In memoriam 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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1922
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Horse Show 1939, Won by Miss E. Roach

Horse Show 1939, Won by Miss E. Roach

Colledge Family collection
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Trophies
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1939
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Knitlock corner brickmaking machine designed and used by Walter Burley Griffin

Knitlock corner brickmaking machine designed and used by Wal...

W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Brickmaking equipment
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Castlecrag, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Walter B. Griffin
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1920
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El-Kantara

El-Kantara

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1917
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White serviette with an embroidered design of a yellow and brown flower at each corner.

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Lois Grosse collection
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Serviettes
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The Royal Tour:  Australia

The Royal Tour: Australia

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative books
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Kerosene driven hot air fan with separate burner, draught cover, oil can, and kerosene can

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Suncoast Pioneer Village collection
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Fans
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Australia
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Ky-Ko
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Convict hand-stitched shift shirt of woven fabric of white and blue stripes

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Convict Era Shirt collection
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Shirts
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Granton, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1830
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Album containing black and white photographs of the World War One naval battle between HMAS Sydney and SMS Emden

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Frederick George Ince collection
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Photograph albums
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North Keeling Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Australia
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R Dey Son and Company
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1914
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Red hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career 1973

Red hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Jo...

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Scrapbooks
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John N. Warren MBE OAM
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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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T-shirt of Blinky Bill with Eureka flag

T-shirt of Blinky Bill with Eureka flag

Robert Darby collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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Bailliere's Nurses' Complete Medical Dictionary, 1938, used by Miss Lal McCay in Sydney and Western Victoria