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Glass plate negative - Baobab marked by Captain Lort Stokes' party in 1838, May River, off Stokes Bay, 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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Dividers

Dividers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Measuring instruments
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Souvenir of South Australia's record heat-wave

Souvenir of South Australia's record heat-wave

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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The News
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1930
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Papal Visit 1986 vest

Papal Visit 1986 vest

Papal Visit Office collection
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Vests
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Australia
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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A Parting Gift

A Parting Gift

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1837
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Letter printed on yellow paper, titled '1984-A Year to Remember'

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Letters
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Embroidered cloth badge of the Melbourne Women's Walking Club

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Melbourne Women's Walking Club collection
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Club badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Gretchen Fordyce
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1929
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Pipe case used by Ben Chifley

Pipe case used by Ben Chifley

MJ Brown collection
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Pipe cases
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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A view from the train on the Hokow - Amchow section of Yunnan Railway - 10-7-1917

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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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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Spears
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Aniba
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1987
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "LOX"

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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16 millimetre movie camera used by Sir Robert Menzies

16 millimetre movie camera used by Sir Robert Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 1
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Movie cameras
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United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1947
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Iron stand

Iron stand

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Stands
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Piece of checked red, white and green fabric

Piece of checked red, white and green fabric

Hilda Creager collection no. 2
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Textile lengths
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Mrs Jocelyn H. Brown
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Glass plate negative - Expedition camp, central Australia, 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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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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'Subject No.3 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

'Subject No.3 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

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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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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George Street, Sydney.

George Street, Sydney.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Art Series
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Electrolux brand vacuum cleaner

Electrolux brand vacuum cleaner

Bothwell Museum collection
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Vacuum cleaners
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Electrolux
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1930
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Monument erected in honor of a Chinese general at Lamamao. Jan 1915

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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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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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1930
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Red Cross Trench Comforts, 10-17 Feb. Glenelg 1917

Red Cross Trench Comforts, 10-17 Feb. Glenelg 1917

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Glenelg, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Australian Red Cross Society
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1917
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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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Coo-ee! Australia Day, Unley, August 1917

Coo-ee! Australia Day, Unley, August 1917

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Unley, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Australian Red Cross Society
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1917
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Lavender bag

Lavender bag

Meg Pocock collection
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Scent bags
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Miss Margaret 'Meg' E. Pocock
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Containers
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Njinawanga
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1981
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Grasses and Forage Plants:  A Practical Treatise.

Grasses and Forage Plants: A Practical Treatise.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Gardening books
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1874
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Case for Commemorative coin designed by Nova Peris for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

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Nova Peris collection
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Presentation cases
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Nova Peris
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2000
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Latvian red ankle length costume skirt with embroidery

Latvian red ankle length costume skirt with embroidery

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Skirts
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Riga, Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1941
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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White and green brimmed ladies dress hat

White and green brimmed ladies dress hat

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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Black and white promotional photograph of three men, possibly the cast of Bunkey-doo

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB, Sydney
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1935
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Wings An Anthology of Flight edited by H G Bryden

Wings An Anthology of Flight edited by H G Bryden

William Beausang collection
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Books
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London, England
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1942
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Screenprinted wall hanging by Milyika, Ernabella SA

Screenprinted wall hanging by Milyika, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Wall hangings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Milyika
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1954
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Lambs on the plateau in Mongha, Jan 1915