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Les Robertson collection
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Type pieces
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Bark container

Bark container

Ursula McConnel collection
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Containers
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering "WYOMI...

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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Coffee service produced to commemorate the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1932

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Gwenda Heginbothom collection
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Coffee services
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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Aus...
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1931
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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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British passport issued to Karl Henry Aumuller, a Certificate of Registration, and a travel pass

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Travel documents
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China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1917
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Scout's Electrician badge certificate

Scout's Electrician 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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1946
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Quorn, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1947
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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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Child's drawing - Wilbur Chaseling arriving at Yirrkala in 1935 by Gary Wununthwuy

Child's drawing - Wilbur Chaseling arriving at Yirrkala in 1...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au...
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Gary Wununthwuy
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1935
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Colour poster with the caption Buy New Zealand honey, issued by the Empire Marketing Board

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National Symbols Poster collection no. 2
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Advertising posters
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England
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Record player needle

Record player needle

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Styluses
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Cartoon of Paul Keating drawn in the shape of a map of Australia

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Mark Knight collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Mark Knight
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1992
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Wedgwood medallion made from dark grey clay from Sydney Cove, 1789

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Sydney Cove Medallion collection
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Medallions
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England
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Josiah Wedgwood
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1789
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Certificate of Good Service

Certificate of Good Service

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Certificates
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Wels, Austria
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1947
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Australian Women's Cricket Team Captain Margaret Peden with English Captain Betty Archdale, 1934

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Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Margaret Peden
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1934
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ursula McConnel collection
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Spearthrowers
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Typed document with signature in dark blue ink pen

Typed document with signature in dark blue ink pen

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1947
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Mounted photograph of the fabric section of J.B.Young's department store, Kingston, Canberra around 1928

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Cards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Bacon and Company
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1923
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Ovaltine tin

Ovaltine tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Herefordshire, England
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A Wander Ltd
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1940
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Cattle branding iron with the initials TR

Cattle branding iron with the initials TR

Gidleigh collection
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Brands
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Rotary burr

Rotary burr

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Black, white and pink leaflet printed for Australia's 150th Anniversary in 1938

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Leaflets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council
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1938
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Poster titled 'Chernobyl is everywhere. Stop the Nuclear Fuel Cycle-where it starts. Close Roxby Down'

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Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Pripyat, Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station, Ukraine
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Australian Labor Party
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Cartoon of Ros Kelly on a roller press machine

Cartoon of Ros Kelly on a roller press machine

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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Cartoon of a flag raising ceremony with Prime Minister Bob Hawke and Treasurer Paul Keating in military costume

Cartoon of a flag raising ceremony with Prime Minister Bob H...

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Port Jackson, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Katherine River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1935
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Christmas card for 1966, produced by Al Grassby and his family

Christmas card for 1966, produced by Al Grassby and his fami...

Al Grassby collection
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Christmas cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Hon Al J. Grassby
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1966
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Cartoon depicting Treasurer Mr Paul Keating wearing a hat, which is marked 'Taxes', 'Reforms' and 'Perks', at a Press Club Luncheon

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John Rogers collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Rogers
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1987
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Album containing black and white photos with hand written annotations

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Joan Richmond collection
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Photograph albums
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1931
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SS Southwark

SS Southwark

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1908
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Condex brand metal fly-fishing reel and information sheet in a box

Condex brand metal fly-fishing reel and information sheet in...

Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing reels
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England
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J W Young & Sons
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1930
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Wages book

Wages book

J B Young Ltd collection
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Wages books
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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J B Young Holdings Ltd
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1946
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1947
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White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup bowls
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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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RKO Radio Pictures

RKO Radio Pictures

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1929
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Gold metallic cloth and black woollen coat, worn by Gertud Bodenwieser when taking on-stage acknowledgements

Gold metallic cloth and black woollen coat, worn by Gertud B...

Cuckson Bodenwieser collection no. 1
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Coats
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New South Wales, Australia
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Eileen Cramer
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1940
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Hobart, Tasmania No. 96