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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Commonwealth Railways
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1975
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Photograph of a person wearing a white top and a dark skirt

Photograph of a person wearing a white top and a dark skirt

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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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

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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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1922
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Souvenir plate - 150th Anniversary of New South Wales

Souvenir plate - 150th Anniversary of New South Wales

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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England
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Wood & Sons Ltd
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1937
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Bird head carving

Bird head carving

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Photographic postcard of the Australasian Rugby League team, 1921-1922

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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1921
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Mauve leather right shoe, with a baby Louis heel and a narrow pointed toe

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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1910
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ACME 'Invincible' clothes wringer

ACME 'Invincible' clothes wringer

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes wringers
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Glasgow, Scotland
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ACME Manufacturing Co
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1900
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Brass fastening pin for latch

Brass fastening pin for latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Pair of metal spurs with brown leather straps

Pair of metal spurs with brown leather straps

Colledge Family collection
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Spurs
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Fishing nets, largely used on rivers in Kwangsu, April 1917

Fishing nets, largely used on rivers in Kwangsu, April 1917

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Junk on the Yangtze River at Nanking. Feb 1917

Junk on the Yangtze River at Nanking. Feb 1917

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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Rucksack

Rucksack

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Backpacks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1922
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Photograph of a parade

Photograph of a parade

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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Wooden cylindrical pencil case

Wooden cylindrical pencil case

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Pencil cases
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mary Archer
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1895
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People watching carriages being carried through the streets by men with poles

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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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'Wool Teams from Erudina Station', Hawker, September 1922

'Wool Teams from Erudina Station', Hawker, September 1922

Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Silver gelatin prints
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Hawker, South Australia, Australia
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1922
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Glass plate negative - Expedition buggy on bed of Todd River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

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Margaret Gibb collection
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Commemorative cups
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England
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Samuel Radford Ltd
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1914
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World War One period medallion and badge display shield

World War One period medallion and badge display shield

World War One Button Shield collection
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Commemorative objects
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1926
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Film negative - Travelling in Nullabor station Ford truck, South Australia or Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Pair of ladies dyed pink satin tango shoes

Pair of ladies dyed pink satin tango shoes

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dancing shoes
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1920
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Osmond Little Marvel washing machine

Osmond Little Marvel washing machine

EJ and NW Millett collection no. 1
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Washing machines
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Osmond
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1910
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Demobilised Sailors Soldiers & Airmens Assoc

Demobilised Sailors Soldiers & Airmens Assoc

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Membership badges
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Demobilised Sailors, Soldiers & Airmens Association
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1914
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Cormorants - used for fishing by the Chinese. Between Linshowfu and Kweilin Apl 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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Pair of earrings

Pair of earrings

Papuan Official collection
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Earrings
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr F R. Cawley
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1922
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Butter container

Butter container

Anne Girard collection
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Butter containers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert Fowler Pottery Works
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1900
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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Waistbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Australia for the Australians, White Australia

Australia for the Australians, White Australia

White Australia Protection Badge collection
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Political badges
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Australia
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1906
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The highest peak on the range of hills west of and immediately behind Talifu Younnan Province, Dec 1918

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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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Toy cooking spoon

Toy cooking spoon

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Kitchen toys
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Mrs Eslee Bridge
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1920
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The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

Philip MacFarlane collection
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Books
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ion L. Idriess
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1948
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

George O Crawford collection
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Mallets
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Row of camels crossing a river

Row of camels crossing a river

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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G.L.A - with his Amah holding Daddy's watch to his ear. Hankow Feby 1926

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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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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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Ammunition box used by Polish migrant Mr Lukas in Italy, England, Argentina and Australia, 1943-1988

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Stanislaw Lukas collection
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Storage boxes
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Italy
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Mr Stanislaw '. Lukas
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1943
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Lambs on the plateau in Mongha, Jan 1915

Lambs on the plateau in Mongha, Jan 1915

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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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Square fawn-coloured lacquered canvas suitcase with a red, yellow and black stripe pattern

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Colledge Family collection
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Suitcases
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Key

Key

Colledge Family collection
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Keys
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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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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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Door locks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Birds eye view from the Sim Co. department Stores roof at Canton Nov 1921

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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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Cast iron frying pan

Cast iron frying pan

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Frying pans
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Nameplate for K.H.Aumullier

Nameplate for K.H.Aumullier

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Nameplates
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Mukden, Liaoning, China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Photograph of cricketers E.R. Mayne and Frank O'Keeffe on board

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Nanette Ward collection
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London, England
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1922
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Financial document from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1922

Financial document from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1922

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Financial records
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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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Chan Bay Beach. Amoy, about 100 yds from the Amoy Club on Kulangsu Island; Augt 1921

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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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The Sim Co. Building Canton Oct 1921

The Sim Co. Building Canton Oct 1921

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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Postcard featuring an image of a bride and groom from 1922

Postcard featuring an image of a bride and groom from 1922

Margot Child collection
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Postcards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1922
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Glass plate negative - Wagon crossing a stream bed, Victoria River district, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922