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Pair of slippers made from wood, leather, cloth and gold thread, Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

Pair of slippers made from wood, leather, cloth and gold thr...

George Pappas collection no. 1
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Slippers
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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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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Beige glazed ceramic souvenir jug - The Cream of Highland Whiskies,

Beige glazed ceramic souvenir jug - The Cream of Highland Wh...

Queen Victoria Jubilee collection
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Commemorative objects
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Port Dundas Pottery Coy
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1886
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government '1245 Canberra first of two politics, Australia's political deadlock was resolved today...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Bath plug

Bath plug

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Sink plugs
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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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Smooth wood plane

Smooth wood plane

John Docker collection
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Planes
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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Black wooden walking stick with a bulbous ornately carved ivory grip.

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Sir Isaac Isaacs collection
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Walking-sticks
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1935
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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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Goulburn to Sydney Road Race 1934 - 56th place medal

Goulburn to Sydney Road Race 1934 - 56th place medal

Ken Ross collection
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Sports medals
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ken Ross
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1934
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SHOT TOWER AND RIVER DERWENT, S. TASMANIA.

SHOT TOWER AND RIVER DERWENT, S. TASMANIA.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Tourist guide map of Canberra

Tourist guide map of Canberra

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 1
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Travel pamphlets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Kangaroo Club
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1935
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Oil can with tapered spout

Oil can with tapered spout

John Docker collection
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Oil cans
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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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Poster - Tall ships, Tall Stories, Resistance Every Day Since 1788...

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Kerry Browning collection
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Political posters
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Australia
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1988
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Album containing 20 menus, 12 seating plans and 23 photographs from Parliament House in Canberra, dating from 1927 to 1944

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Betty Hall collection
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Albums
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1927
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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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QSL card, Greetings from VK2ED

QSL card, Greetings from VK2ED

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1935
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Scrapbook of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 1952, compiled by Margaret Ryan

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Jane Connors collection
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Scrapbooks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Ryan
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1952
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Invitation to meet the English Women's Cricket Association Touring Team, 12 December 1934

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Ruby Lee collection
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Invitations
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Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1934
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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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Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1926

Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1926

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Scrapbooks
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Saxony, England
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Durrants, London
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1920
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Card permit authorising A Jedrzejowski to drive mechanically-propelled vehicles of Groups 1 & 3

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Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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Drivers licences
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1947
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YES , MA'AM - THERE'S NO LONGER ANY NEED FOR A POLITICIAN TO LIVE IN POVERTY

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Geoff Hook collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1988
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Postcard with photograph captioned Sydney Harbour from Vaucluse, 1935

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Aus...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1935
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HOMEWARD.  AUSTRALIA

HOMEWARD. AUSTRALIA

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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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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Packing needle

Packing needle

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Needles
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England
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Paul Keating

Paul Keating

Peter Nicholson collection no. 3B
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1983
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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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Photograph of several members of the 1912 Australian Cricket team relaxing on the deck of the

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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England
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1921
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

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

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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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1934
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Angle measuring piece

Angle measuring piece

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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Radius gauge set

Radius gauge set

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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Hone

Hone

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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Bevel

Bevel

George Henry Taylor collection
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Bevels
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Southington, Connecticut, United States of America
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Henry Disston & Sons
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1935
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Group of Scouts [from 1st Surry Hills Troop?] beside a dirt road.

Group of Scouts [from 1st