Menu toggle

National Museum of Australia

Where our stories come alive

Collection Explorer

4

Explore sets

Objects

Image Title and collection What Where Who When
Shifting spanner

Shifting spanner

Phillip Porta collection
Apply Phillip Porta collection filter
Wrenches
Apply Wrenches filter
Adelong, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Adelong, New South Wales, Australia filter
John H. Gillman
Apply John H. Gillman filter
1850
Apply 1850 filter
Straight back panel saw

Straight back panel saw

John Docker collection
Apply John Docker collection filter
Saws
Apply Saws filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Ted Docker
Apply Mr Ted Docker filter
1920
Apply 1920 filter
Dessert spoon

Dessert spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
Apply Pennington Migrant Centre collection filter
Dessertspoons
Apply Dessertspoons filter
Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Apply Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia filter
Pennington Migrant Centre
Apply Pennington Migrant Centre filter
1940
Apply 1940 filter
Instruction and Recipe Book for pressure cooker made by the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation

Instruction and Recipe Book for pressure cooker made by the ...

MC Glenn collection
Apply MC Glenn collection filter
Operating manuals
Apply Operating manuals filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation Pty Ltd
Apply Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation Pty Ltd filter
1945
Apply 1945 filter
Pillowcase with ruffles

Pillowcase with ruffles

Gwyneth Ottrey collection
Apply Gwyneth Ottrey collection filter
Pillowcases
Apply Pillowcases filter
Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Mrs Florence O. Ottrey
Apply Mrs Florence O. Ottrey filter
1945
Apply 1945 filter
Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
Apply Nettie McColive collection filter
Certificates
Apply Certificates filter
Prospect, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Apply Prospect, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia filter
Minetta 'Nettie' McColive
Apply Minetta 'Nettie' McColive filter
1986
Apply 1986 filter
White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
Apply Pennington Migrant Centre collection filter
Dinner plates
Apply Dinner plates filter
Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Apply Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia filter
Pennington Migrant Centre
Apply Pennington Migrant Centre filter
1940
Apply 1940 filter
Postcard with photograph captioned Sydney. Sydney Harbour Bridge

Postcard with photograph captioned Sydney. Sydney Harbour Br...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Fiji Football Association 60th Anniversary medallion

Fiji Football Association 60th Anniversary medallion

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
Apply John 'Johnny' Warren collection filter
Medallions
Apply Medallions filter
Fiji
Apply Fiji filter
John N. Warren MBE OAM
Apply John N. Warren MBE OAM filter
1938
Apply 1938 filter
Movement Order for Immigration to Australia 1950

Movement Order for Immigration to Australia 1950

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
Apply Dr Stefan Csordas collection filter
Documents
Apply Documents filter
Asten, Austria
Apply Asten, Austria filter
Dr Stefan Csordas
Apply Dr Stefan Csordas filter
1950
Apply 1950 filter
Steel yard scales

Steel yard scales

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
Apply Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection filter
Balances
Apply Balances filter
Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia filter
Rolfe Bridle
Apply Rolfe Bridle filter
1930
Apply 1930 filter
Black top hat

Black top hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Top hats
Apply Top hats filter
England
Apply England filter
Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Myrtle Wilson collection
Apply Myrtle Wilson collection filter
Jug covers
Apply Jug covers filter
Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Mrs Violet M. Wilson
Apply Mrs Violet M. Wilson filter
1942
Apply 1942 filter
White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
Apply Pennington Migrant Centre collection filter
Dessert dishes
Apply Dessert dishes filter
Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Apply Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia filter
Pennington Migrant Centre
Apply Pennington Migrant Centre filter
1940
Apply 1940 filter
Commonwealth Parliament coffee cup

Commonwealth Parliament coffee cup

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
Apply Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1 filter
Coffee cups
Apply Coffee cups filter
England
Apply England filter
Wedgwood
Apply Wedgwood filter
1988
Apply 1988 filter
Smooth wood plane

Smooth wood plane

John Docker collection
Apply John Docker collection filter
Planes
Apply Planes filter
Glasgow, Scotland
Apply Glasgow, Scotland filter
Alex Mathieson & Son
Apply Alex Mathieson & Son filter
1920
Apply 1920 filter
Australian Women's Cricket Team taken on board ship sailing to England

Australian Women's Cricket Team taken on board ship sailing ...

Elsie Deane collection
Apply Elsie Deane collection filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
England
Apply England filter
Elsie Deane
Apply Elsie Deane filter
Wedgwood & Bentley blue jasper portrait medallion of naturalist Johann Reinhold Forster

Wedgwood & Bentley blue jasper portrait medallion of natural...

Wedgwood & Bentley Portrait Medallions collection
Apply Wedgwood & Bentley Portrait Medallions collection filter
Portrait medallions
Apply Portrait medallions filter
England
Apply England filter
Wedgwood
Apply Wedgwood filter
1775
Apply 1775 filter
Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
Apply Sotheby's collection no. 1 filter
Padlocks
Apply Padlocks filter
Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia filter
1837
Apply 1837 filter
Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
Apply Nettie McColive collection filter
Prize certificates
Apply Prize certificates filter
South Australia, Australia
Apply South Australia, Australia filter
Great Northern Juvenile Athletic and Schools Exhibition Association
Apply Great Northern Juvenile Athletic and Schools Exhibition Association filter
1935
Apply 1935 filter
Piccadilly from Carnimow, Mount Lofty Summit SA No. 56

Piccadilly from Carnimow, Mount Lofty Summit SA No. 56

Joyce Knife collection
Apply Joyce Knife collection filter
Cigarette cards
Apply Cigarette cards filter
England
Apply England filter
WD & HO Wills
Apply WD & HO Wills filter
1925
Apply 1925 filter
Letter from the Polish Consulate General, allowing Home Guard membership, 1942

Letter from the Polish Consulate General, allowing Home Guar...

EJ Tomaszewski collection
Apply EJ Tomaszewski collection filter
Business letters
Apply Business letters filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in London
Apply Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in London filter
1942
Apply 1942 filter
Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Phyllis Kaberry collection
Apply Dr Phyllis Kaberry collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1934
Apply 1934 filter
Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
Apply Les Robertson collection filter
Rulers
Apply Rulers filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr Lesley A. Robertson
Apply Mr Lesley A. Robertson filter
1920
Apply 1920 filter
Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
Apply Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1 filter
Doilies
Apply Doilies filter
Mrs Annie Taylor
Apply Mrs Annie Taylor filter
1900
Apply 1900 filter
RKO Radio Pictures

RKO Radio Pictures

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Advertising postcards
Apply Advertising postcards filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
1929
Apply 1929 filter
Certificate

Certificate

EJ Tomaszewski collection
Apply EJ Tomaszewski collection filter
Certificates
Apply Certificates filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
Mr Edward J. Tomaszewski
Apply Mr Edward J. Tomaszewski filter
1945
Apply 1945 filter
A Typical Water Scene Australia

A Typical Water Scene Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
England
Apply England filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Program No 135, Victorian Women's State Cricket Team v Combined Radio Men's Team

Program No 135, Victorian Women's State Cricket Team v Combi...

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
Apply Australian Women's Cricket Council collection filter
Programs
Apply Programs filter
South Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply South Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Andersons Printing and Publishing
Apply Andersons Printing and Publishing filter
1947
Apply 1947 filter
Is there anything I can show you, sir?

Is there anything I can show you, sir?

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
England
Apply England filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Double storey dolls house

Double storey dolls house

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
Apply Susan and Andrew Gibson collection filter
Dolls houses
Apply Dolls houses filter
Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Andrew A. Gibson
Apply Mr Andrew A. Gibson filter
1925
Apply 1925 filter
Cast brass kangaroo figure made by the International Harvester Company in Geelong in the late 1930s

Cast brass kangaroo figure made by the International Harvest...

Terence Lane collection
Apply Terence Lane collection filter
Sculptures
Apply Sculptures filter
Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Apply Geelong, Victoria, Australia filter
International Harvester Company (Australia)
Apply International Harvester Company (Australia) filter
1935
Apply 1935 filter
Badge 'Out Lyons - Elect Labor'

Badge 'Out Lyons - Elect Labor'

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 7
Apply People's Paraphernalia collection no. 7 filter
Political badges
Apply Political badges filter
Australian Labor Party
Apply Australian Labor Party filter
1931
Apply 1931 filter
NSW Women's Cricket Team.  Sydney. Circa 1931-35.

NSW Women's Cricket Team. Sydney. Circa 1931-35.

Elsie Deane collection
Apply Elsie Deane collection filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
1931
Apply 1931 filter
COLESANCO, January 1938, The Magazine of the Employees of G.J. Coles & Coy. Limited

COLESANCO, January 1938, The Magazine of the Employees of G....

Noble Numismatics collection
Apply Noble Numismatics collection filter
Magazines
Apply Magazines filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
G J Coles & Company Limited
Apply G J Coles & Company Limited filter
1938
Apply 1938 filter
Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
Apply Anne Stockton collection no. 1 filter
Letters
Apply Letters filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
Karl H. Aumuller
Apply Karl H. Aumuller filter
1935
Apply 1935 filter
Centre drill

Centre drill

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
Apply Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection filter
Drill bits
Apply Drill bits filter
Alfred Ross
Apply Alfred Ross filter
1933
Apply 1933 filter
Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
Apply Bothwell Museum collection filter
Clothes pegs
Apply Clothes pegs filter
New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
Apply New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia filter
Pioneer Woodware Co
Apply Pioneer Woodware Co filter
1930
Apply 1930 filter
Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
Apply Bothwell Museum collection filter
Clothes pegs
Apply Clothes pegs filter
New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
Apply New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia filter
Pioneer Woodware Co
Apply Pioneer Woodware Co filter
1930
Apply 1930 filter
Metal punch featuring the letter

Metal punch featuring the letter "R".

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
Apply Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection filter
Punches
Apply Punches filter
Alfred Ross
Apply Alfred Ross filter
1933
Apply 1933 filter
Gleddon Automatic Voltage Regulator

Gleddon Automatic Voltage Regulator

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
Apply Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection filter
Electrical equipment
Apply Electrical equipment filter
Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
Apply Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor... filter
Government of Australia
Apply Government of Australia filter
1927
Apply 1927 filter
Australian silver commemorative medallion marking Australia's 150th Anniversary in1938, featuring the landing at Sydney Cove of Captain Arthur Phillip on January 26 1788.

Australian silver commemorative medallion marking Australia'...

Olive King collection
Apply Olive King collection filter
Commemorative medallions
Apply Commemorative medallions filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Amor Pty Ltd
Apply Amor Pty Ltd filter
1938
Apply 1938 filter
Carved wooden arrowhead with six indents tapering to the point

Carved wooden arrowhead with six indents tapering to the poi...

Odette O'Neill collection
Apply Odette O'Neill collection filter
Arrows
Apply Arrows filter
Mr Victor L. Stiskin
Apply Mr Victor L. Stiskin filter
1938
Apply 1938 filter
Metal tray

Metal tray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
Apply Pennington Migrant Centre collection filter
Trays
Apply Trays filter
Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Apply Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia filter
Pennington Migrant Centre
Apply Pennington Migrant Centre filter
1940
Apply 1940 filter
Handmade miner's lunch box

Handmade miner's lunch box

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
Apply Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2 filter
Food storage containers
Apply Food storage containers filter
Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr William Barbour Smith
Apply Mr William Barbour Smith filter
1940
Apply 1940 filter
HMS Drake

HMS Drake

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
England
Apply England filter
Raphael Tuck & Sons
Apply Raphael Tuck & Sons filter
Boothung and Mirrarng by Kevin Gilbert

Boothung and Mirrarng by Kevin Gilbert

Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection
Apply Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection filter
Linocuts
Apply Linocuts filter
Mr Kevin Gilbert
Apply Mr Kevin Gilbert filter
1969
Apply 1969 filter