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White wooden 'make-do' stool made by soldier settler Harry Newman at Narrogin, Western Australia, in 1922

White wooden 'make-do' stool made by soldier settler Harry N...

Harry and Natalie Newman collection
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Stools
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Narrogin Agricultural Area, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Henry '. Newman
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1922
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Swordstick or swordcane that resembles a walking stick

Swordstick or swordcane that resembles a walking stick

Terrylea Reynolds collection
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Swordsticks
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Toledo, Spain
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Major General George A. Vasey CB, CBE, DSO
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1927
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Convict love token for Abraham Lawley

Convict love token for Abraham Lawley

Convict Love Token collection no. 1
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Convict love tokens
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England
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1828
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Metal tray

Metal tray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Trays
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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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Child's drawing - Mr Chaseling the first missionary was here in 1935

Child's drawing - Mr Chaseling the first missionary was here...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kevin IYS P.P.S.
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1935
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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening 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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Soup spoon

Soup spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup spoons
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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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Twenty-one wooden alphabet blocks

Twenty-one wooden alphabet blocks

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Alphabet blocks
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Afghan camel drivers in the Mallee

Afghan camel drivers in the Mallee

Joyce Knife collection
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Photographic prints
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Underbool, Victoria, Australia
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Mr J A. Knife
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1930
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Scout Barry Williams squatting down to chop a log with a hatchet.

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Barry Williams collection
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Photographs
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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Lake Cave W.A. No. 68

Lake Cave W.A. No. 68

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Toy car manufactured by TOOTSIETOY, USA,

Toy car manufactured by TOOTSIETOY, USA,

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy vehicles
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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TootsieToy
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1925
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Thumb plane

Thumb plane

John Docker collection
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England
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Food stirer

Food stirer

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Kitchenware
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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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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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Letters
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1935
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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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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Kerferd Lake, Victoria No. 33

Kerferd Lake, Victoria No. 33

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Boot hook

Boot hook

Colledge Family collection
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Boot hooks
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 1, 1930

Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 1, 1930

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Scrapbooks
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Saxony, England
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Durrants, London
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1930
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Orange toy truck manufactured LESNEY, ENGLAND

Orange toy truck manufactured LESNEY, ENGLAND

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy vehicles
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Lesney Products & Co. Ltd.
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1925
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Jenny calipers

Jenny calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Calipers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Cream china teacup

Cream china teacup

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Teacups
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Electric radiator

Electric radiator

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Electric radiators
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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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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Letters
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London, England
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1935
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Timber tool box

Timber tool box

John Docker collection
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Tool boxes
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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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Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Leatherworking tools
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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Scout's Basketworker badge certificate

Scout's Basketworker 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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1943
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Photograph folder of passengers on the way to England

Photograph folder of passengers on the way to England

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photograph folders
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England
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1961
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Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey No. 24

Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey No. 24

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1928
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Cradle Mt and Lake Dove, Central Tasmania No. 98

Cradle Mt and Lake Dove, Central Tasmania No. 98

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Stick for Pick-Up-Sticks game

Stick for Pick-Up-Sticks game

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Games
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Austria
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Olav Schappacher
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1930
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Souvenir Book of Coronation Pageantry

Souvenir Book of Coronation Pageantry

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative books
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1953
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Invitation 'To meet Rear-Admiral Nakamura, OBE, and Officers of HJJM's Training Squadron', 1935

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Betty Hall collection
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Invitations
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1935
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1932 Brooklands 1000 Miles Race trophy awarded to Joan Richmond and Elsie Wisdom

1932 Brooklands 1000 Miles Race trophy awarded to Joan Richm...

Joan Richmond collection
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Trophies
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England
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1932
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Rip saw

Rip saw

John Docker collection
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Saws
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London, England
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L Pabble & Sanderson
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1920
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The Billy Book Hughes Abroad

The Billy Book Hughes Abroad

Eveline Coulter collection
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Books
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Bookstall Co Ltd
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1918
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Steel jaw trap for mice

Steel jaw trap for mice

Dr D Cocks collection
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Mouse traps
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Presgrove Products
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1940
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Epilation machine

Epilation machine

Bette McLean collection
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Shaving equipment
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England
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Beautishape International Ltd
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1967
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La Vie Ormondaise [Ormonde]

La Vie Ormondaise [Ormonde]

Enid Treadgold collection
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Pamphlets
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England
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Orient Line
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1919
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A photographic postcard of a school class with the caption,

A photographic postcard of a school class with the caption,"...

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographic postcards
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Dural, New South Wales, Australia
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1935
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1946-47 Victorian Women's Cricket Team

1946-47 Victorian Women's Cricket Team

Nance Pownall collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Melba Studios
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1946
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Bolster cover in white twill cotton

Bolster cover in white twill cotton

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bolsters
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1930
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Wiltshire brand wood taper file

Wiltshire brand wood taper file

John Docker collection
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Files (tools)
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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