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Toy horse, 'Jackson', used during the cancelled 2007 Birdsville Races

Toy horse, 'Jackson', used during the cancelled 2007 Birdsvi...

Jo Fort collection
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Toys
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Birdsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Jo Fort
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2007
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Cartoon of the parallels between the coal industry of 1892 and the hospitality industry of 1992

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Warren Brown collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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Pair of outside calipers

Pair of outside calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Outside calipers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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LA PEROUSE MONUMENT, BOTANY, NEAR SYDNEY.

LA PEROUSE MONUMENT, BOTANY, NEAR SYDNEY.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Postcard depicting Mary Pickford of Paramount-Artcraft Pictures

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Edward Lee & Co Ltd
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1918
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Spearthrowers
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Spearthrower collected by Daisy Bates from Aboriginal visitors to her Ooldea camp

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Herbert Browne collection
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Spearthrowers
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1920
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A Flock of sheep

A Flock of sheep

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Propeller and rudder of Japanese midget submarine

Propeller and rudder of Japanese midget submarine

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1942
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Ceramic plate with image of indigenous man, attributed to Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Australia
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Bill Onus
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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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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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Set of six clear drinking glasses, commemorating the visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Australia in 1954

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative glassware
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England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Certificat de letat, Valeur 1000 roubles, Interets 4 1/2%, Banque Fonciere

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Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Plaster standing kangaroo on a stepped plinth

Plaster standing kangaroo on a stepped plinth

Terence Lane collection
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Animal figures
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1920
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

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

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Australia
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Bill Onus
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Book titled 'The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay', 1789.

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Christies Auction collection
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Botany Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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John Stockdale
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1789
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Glass plate negative - Heavitree Gap, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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Photographic postcard of The Light Blues 1907 rugby team

Photographic postcard of The Light Blues 1907 rugby team

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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1907
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Smoking pipes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1922
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Photograph of R.M.S. Ormonde

Photograph of R.M.S. Ormonde

Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Gravesend, Kent, England
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W J Munns, Gravesend
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1917
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Australian Army brass collar badge

Australian Army brass collar badge

Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Military badges
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Egypt
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Alison H. Oliver
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1915
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Pin cushion in the shape of a shoe

Pin cushion in the shape of a shoe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pincushions
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Glass plate negative - Blue waterlilies (Nymphaea nouchali) in billabong, Barker Gorge, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Campfire, 2000

Campfire, 2000

Tony Albert collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Tony Albert
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2000
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Kominatos and his dogs Jan 1920

Kominatos and his dogs Jan 1920

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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Glass plate negative - Katherine River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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O'Maman's Siberian Hunting dog, Kalgan, Dec. 1914

O'Maman's Siberian Hunting dog, Kalgan, Dec. 1914

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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Stone block, used as lamp

Stone block, used as lamp

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Souvenir Royal Visit 1952

Souvenir Royal Visit 1952

Enid Treadgold collection
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Brooches
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England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1952
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'Subject No.1 - Aborigines' 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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Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

David Westcott collection no. 6
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1914
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Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensated balance

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Prouds Ltd, Diamond Merchants & Jewellers
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1820
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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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1937
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Red thread cotton reel

Red thread cotton reel

Muriel Kelly collection
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Cotton reels
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'1942-1943 E. J. Walsh M.L.A and Mrs Walsh send hearty Christmas and New Year Greetings, Brisbane December 1942'

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Christmas cards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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1942
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Adjustable taper nose pliers

Adjustable taper nose pliers