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Dolls house and accessories handcrafted in Adelaide by Mrs Eva Howie for her daughter Clyde, 1930s

Dolls house and accessories handcrafted in Adelaide by Mrs E...

Hetherington Family collection
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Dolls houses
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Eden Hills, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Eva A. Howie
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1930
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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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HMAS Sydney

HMAS Sydney

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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Reference Notes for Speakers: War and Austerity Loan, 1942

Reference Notes for Speakers: War and Austerity Loan, 1942

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 10
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Advertising pamphlets
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Australia
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War Loans and National Savings Campaigns
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1942
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Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Lorna Huxtable collection
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Copper sticks
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Louise E. Barrenger
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1882
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Bring the frigates home

Bring the frigates home

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Royal Australian Navy
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1981
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Vietnam Moratorium Withdrawal All Troops Now

Vietnam Moratorium Withdrawal All Troops Now

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Vietnam
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1975
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Flannel flowers

Flannel flowers

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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Large round cloth centrepiece with wavy edge embroidered with silk roses

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Table linen
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Postcard featuring a colour image of the 'Ozone' at sea, passing Pile Light, Port Phillip

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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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1925
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Scout's National Service badge certificate

Scout's National Service badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1942
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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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1970
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18 fabric-covered buttons

18 fabric-covered buttons

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Buttons
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Two Scouts from 1st Surry Hills Troop. Barry Williams and Garry Wilson

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Barry Williams collection
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Photographs
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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Red T-shirt

Red T-shirt "Tassie Koories are OK by Me!"

Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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Australia
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1986
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Film negative - Red Lily Lagoon, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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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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1928
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Geography textbook used by Bette Gordon, 1942-1943

Geography textbook used by Bette Gordon, 1942-1943

Bette McLean collection
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Textbooks
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Mrs Bette McLean
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1942
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Order of Australia Bow and miniature medal with bow

Order of Australia Bow and miniature medal with bow

Nova Peris collection
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Medals
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Piece of German shrapnel wrapped in piece of gauze

Piece of German shrapnel wrapped in piece of gauze

Enid Treadgold collection
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Shrapnel
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Ypres, Belgium
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Mr William R. Glover
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1917
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Wooden toy truck

Wooden toy truck

Suncoast Pioneer Village collection
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Toy trucks
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Bli Bli, Queensland, Australia
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Suncoast Pioneer Village
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1920
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Horse and Pick-up, 6 Cattle and 2 Calves 1997

Horse and Pick-up, 6 Cattle and 2 Calves 1997

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Engawala, Northern Territory, Australia
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Christopher Wallace
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1997
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COLESANCO, January 1938, The Magazine of the Employees of G.J. Coles & Coy. Limited

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Magazines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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G J Coles & Company Limited
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1938
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Gold blue ashtray

Gold blue ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1940
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Ashtray

Ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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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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Grey and beige coloured, circular, smooth stone in a ring shape

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Reverend and Mrs Fenn collection no. 2
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Money
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Pale blue crushed velvet coat-hanger

Pale blue crushed velvet coat-hanger

Beverly Silby collection
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Coat-hangers
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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McMahons Point Sydney

McMahons Point Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss D Holden
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1922
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Leaflet titled 'The Monthly Magazine No.7 TARALGA, MARCH 1917 Gratis'

Leaflet titled 'The Monthly Magazine No.7 TARALGA, MARCH 191...

Reverend Canon HR Cavalier collection
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Leaflets
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Taralga, New South Wales, Australia
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Reverend F H. Stokes
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1917
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K.A. Aumuller - Self with Ginger and Bonsky

K.A. Aumuller - Self with Ginger and Bonsky

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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Noticee: visitors are permitted to see those persons who are committed for trial on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Signs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1892
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Scouts souvenir badge - Seventh Australian Jamboree Dandenong 1964-1965

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Robin Maloney collection
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Badges
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1964
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Frank Denk Sub Int B Christian Brothers Parade

Frank Denk Sub Int B Christian Brothers Parade

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Exercise books
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Franz Denk
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1935
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Bridge with seven arches, in front of a mountain

Bridge with seven arches, in front of a mountain

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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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 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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Novelty doorstop or paperweight caricature of former Australian prime minister Sir George Houstoun Reid

Novelty doorstop or paperweight caricature of former Austral...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 3
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Doorstops
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sir George H. Reid
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1917
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White china mixing bowl

White china mixing bowl

Nancy Hamilton c