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Fibre basket with strands of fabric

Fibre basket with strands of fabric

University of Sydney collection
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Baskets
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Scout's Carpenter badge certificate

Scout's Carpenter 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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1943
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Colonel William Light's writing box and accessories

Colonel William Light's writing box and accessories

Colonel William Light collection no. 1
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Writing cases
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Colonel William Light
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1836
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Pale-khaki canvas covered suitcase

Pale-khaki canvas covered suitcase

Turner Family collection
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Suitcases
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Timber plate with image of an indigenous man holding a boomerang, made by Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Artworks
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Australia
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Bill Onus
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Bushranger Medal awarded to the four Faithfull Brothers for engaging in a gunfight with bushrangers Gilbert, Hall and Dunn, 1865

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Medals
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London, England
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Hardy Bros, Silversmiths and Jewellers
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1875
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Vehcile passes for Papal visit

Vehcile passes for Papal visit

Papal Visit Office collection
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Passes
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Australia
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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Large round cloth centrepiece with scalloped edge

Large round cloth centrepiece with scalloped edge

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Table linen
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Postcard - Steamboat on river

Postcard - Steamboat on river

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Kodak
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Horses and Saddles 1997, 1998

Horses and Saddles 1997, 1998

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Santa Teresa, Northern Territory, Australia
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Calvin Smith
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1997
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Coat hanger with a pink crushed velvet cover

Coat hanger with a pink crushed velvet cover

Beverly Silby collection
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Coat-hangers
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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The Book of Common Prayer.

The Book of Common Prayer.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prayer books
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1816
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Sepia photograph of rural land in Keysdale with house in background

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Wooden hockey stick, used by Rose Little

Wooden hockey stick, used by Rose Little

Rose Hooke collection
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Sports equipment
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India
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Mrs Rose W. Hooke
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1938
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Three pronged steel fork

Three pronged steel fork

Anne Girard collection
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Table forks
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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1900
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Copy of the Ouyen Baitlayer, a vehicle-drawn two-wheeled trailer with a 1080 bait distribution cylinder

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Brian Coman collection
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Pest control equipment
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Victoria, Australia
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Jock MacRae
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1980
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Northern Ireland Scout Council badge

Northern Ireland Scout Council badge "Ulster"

Robin Maloney collection
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Badges
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Pritchett who brilliantly scored 75 for N.S.W

Pritchett who brilliantly scored 75 for N.S.W

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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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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1/2 Mile Country Championship NSW 1926 sash

1/2 Mile Country Championship NSW 1926 sash

Ken Ross collection
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Sashes
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Mr Ken Ross
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1926
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Photograph of woman owned by Len Uren

Photograph of woman 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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Set of badges for the Dame Grand Cross of the British Empire awarded to Dame Pattie Menzies

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Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Awards
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London, England
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Garrard & Co Ltd
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1954
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'Subject No.4 - Reform' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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Paperback book titled 'With Stoddart's Team in Australia' by Prince Ranjitsinhji, 1898

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Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Prince Kumar S. Ranjitsinhji
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1898
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Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1910
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Section of the Number 2 rabbit-proof fence from Hill View Homestead, Meekatharra, WA

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Geoff and Sheila Lacy collection
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Fences
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Meekatharra, Western Australia, Australia
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Government of Western Australia
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1903
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Photograph of Edna Thompson in uniform, 1942

Photograph of Edna Thompson in uniform, 1942

Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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Edna M. Thompson
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1942
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Child's history text book

Child's history text book

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Textbooks
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Reverend John Grosse
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Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'Now Bring Out Your Mice'

Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'Now Bring Out Your Mi...

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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My Cricket Memories

My Cricket Memories

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Mr John B. Hobbs
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1924
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Black Masonic funeral rosette

Black Masonic funeral rosette

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Ceremonial clothing
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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Photograph of a street scene with a multi story building to the left and a grassy area in front of the building

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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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Peace on Earth

Peace on Earth

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Silk embroidered postcard from World War One

Silk embroidered postcard from World War One

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Postcards
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1918
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Black and white negative glass lantern slide - Base of Ayers Rock Northern Territory, showing effect of aoelian erosion, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Photograph of boat owned by Len Uren

Photograph of boat 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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AWLA [Australian Womens Land Army]

AWLA [Australian Womens Land Army]

Violet Williams collection no. 1
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