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Photographic glass plate holder

Photographic glass plate holder

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Photographic plate holders
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New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1904
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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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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Scout's Friend to Animals badge certificate

Scout's Friend to Animals badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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Lutheran Hymn book

Lutheran Hymn book

L Bucelis collection
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Religious books
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Lithuania
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Pebble from Lake Pedder, referred to as a Pedder Penny

Pebble from Lake Pedder, referred to as a Pedder Penny

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Geological specimens
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Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
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1971
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Emmco brand electric food mixer

Emmco brand electric food mixer

Norman Hoffmann collection
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Food mixers
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Australia
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Electricity Meter & Allied Industries Ltd
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1935
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Gold glass ball on wire

Gold glass ball on wire

Alison Steele collection
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Christmas decorations
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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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Cloth handmade doll titled 'Barnaby' with accessories

Cloth handmade doll titled 'Barnaby' with accessories

Joan Macrae collection
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Cloth dolls
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Beaumaris, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Joan Macrae
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1980
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Pokerwork bird, Ernabella SA

Pokerwork bird, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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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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Pokerwork snake, Ernabella SA

Pokerwork snake, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Exhibition of Coronation Robes, Australia, 1938, Illustrated Souvenir

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Programs
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1938
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Suede & wool-knit bag

Suede & wool-knit bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bags
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Label printed with 'A guaranteed souvenir from the Japanese Midget Submarine / Sunk in Sydney Harbour, Sunday, May 31st, 1942...'

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Labels
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Royal Australian Navy
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1942
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Batik wall hanging entitled Nyukana (Daisy Baker)

Batik wall hanging entitled Nyukana (Daisy Baker)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wall hangings
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Utopia, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1982
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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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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The Australian Nugget, Bicentennial Proof Issue coins and box

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N D'Cruz collection
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Commemorative coins
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1988
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Totality by Kevin Gilbert

Totality by Kevin Gilbert

Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection
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Linocuts
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Mr Kevin Gilbert
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1965
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Metal rule

Metal rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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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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Spell oh! At a country Inn for Tiffen

Spell oh! At a country Inn for Tiffen

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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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Bone china saucer with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Letter from Les Southwell to R Hope-Johnstone, 25 April 1972

Letter from Les Southwell to R Hope-Johnstone, 25 April 1972

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Documents
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Les Southwell
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1972
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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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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A Parting Gift

A Parting Gift

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1837
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Fork

Fork

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Forks
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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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Fibre basket by Thelma Judson, 2008

Fibre basket by Thelma Judson, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Thelma Judson
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2008
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Dictating and transcribing machine

Dictating and transcribing machine

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Office machines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Grundig Intermedia GmbH
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1960
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Black and grey velvet hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Black and grey velvet hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Hats
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Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Anne Harrison
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1955
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Studebaker medallion

Studebaker medallion

Colledge Family collection
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Medallions
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Mr John 'Jack' Burton
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Letter regarding Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1 December 1922

Letter regarding Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1 December 1922

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Letters
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1922
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Hector the Cat's Road Safety Game

Hector the Cat's Road Safety Game

Ian Yeaman collection
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Board games
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Road Safety Council of the Australian Capital Territory Inc
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1971
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Jacket from Light Horse uniform

Jacket from Light Horse uniform