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Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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England
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1936
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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

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Paul Watts collection
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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Small cream coiled open weave plastic 'crinoline' hat

Small cream coiled open weave plastic 'crinoline' hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hats
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1940
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Photograph of Scout Leaders and Scouts from 1st Surry Hills Troop on parade

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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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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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Bunch of keys marked HM Prison Campbell St Hobart 1834-1966

Bunch of keys marked HM Prison Campbell St Hobart 1834-1966

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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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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Pair of slippers made from wood, leather, cloth and gold thread, Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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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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Stuart's Creek native in fighting array, South Aust.

Stuart's Creek native in fighting array, South Aust.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Wooden footstool with tapestry top that commemorates the establishment of Lucini & Co in Melbourne, Victoria, 1853

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Joseph Andreallo collection no. 1
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Footstools
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Italy
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Unknown
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1858
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Cane pull chair for children

Cane pull chair for children

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Chairs
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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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Sydney Harbour Bridge from North Shore

Sydney Harbour Bridge from North Shore

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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C.A. & Pitt Ltd
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Model replica of of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation coach

Model replica of of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation coach

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Toy horse drawn coaches
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London, England
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Lesney Products & Co Ltd
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1953
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Souvenir paperweight created from a thin cross section of a railway track

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Dr Donald McMichael collection no. 2
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Paperweights
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South Australia, Australia
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1978
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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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'Tingarri Men at Ngalkalarra', painted by  Freddy Tjugudi West Tjakamarra, 1975

'Tingarri Men at Ngalkalarra', painted by Freddy Tjugudi We...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Freddy Tjugudi West Tjakamarra
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1975
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Certificate

Certificate

EJ Tomaszewski collection
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Certificates
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London, England
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British Government
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1944
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Club

Club

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Clubs
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Gerhardt Laves
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1930
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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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Cardboard carton containing 12 commemorative bottles of Angove's wine

Cardboard carton containing 12 commemorative bottles of Ango...

Graeme Niehus collection
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Wine bottles
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South Australia, Australia
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Angove's Pty Ltd
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1974
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Odette O'Neill collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Plastic-coated calico coaster printed with an Aboriginal-inspired motif, made by Annan Fabrics, Sydney

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Wal Beckhouse collection
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Coasters
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Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Annan Fabrics
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1951
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Precision ground flat stock gauge setting piece

Precision ground flat stock gauge setting piece

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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White pillowcase with cotton ties

White pillowcase with cotton ties

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Typical portraits of the aborigines

Typical portraits of the aborigines

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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George French Angas
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1847
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Landenberger Paper Equivalentor

Landenberger Paper Equivalentor

Les Robertson collection
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Information tables
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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B J Ball Limited
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1927
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Child's drawing Chaseling landing at Yirrkala in 1935 by Badawutpuy

Child's drawing Chaseling landing at Yirrkala in 1935 by Bad...

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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Badawutpuy
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1935
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Paul Robeson - calls on the American People to fight for Freedom and Peace

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Milleese Morrow Boughton collection
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Pamphlets
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New York, United States of America
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Mr Paul L. Robeson
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1944
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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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Massachusetts, United States of America
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T H Witherby Tool Company
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1920
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Man-O-War Stairs, Sydney

Man-O-War Stairs, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bennelong Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Minnie Turner
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Two silver sauce or gravy boats presented to Sir Robert Menzies in appreciation by the Kooyong Electorate

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RG Menzies collection
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Sauce boats
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England
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Hardy Bros, Silversmiths and Jewellers
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1954
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Plastic oil bottle used to lubricate the Condex brand fly-fishing reel

Plastic oil bottle used to lubricate the Condex brand fly-fi...

Gordon Winter collection
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Bottles
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England
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1930
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Entree plate with coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Entree plates
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Doris Nash collection
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Highchairs
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Iram Nash
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1875
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Silver trophy cup for Labour Day Celebrations, Best Garment Display, winners 1962

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Trophies
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South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Railways
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1962
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Child's drawing -  Chaseling landing at Yirrkala in 1935 by Djanuk

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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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Djanuk
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1935
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Brown checked riding jacket

Brown checked riding jacket

Colledge Family collection
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Jackets
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Repatriation Day fundraising badge

Repatriation Day fundraising badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1915
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Black and white promotional photograph of three men, possibly the cast of Bunkey-doo

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB, Sydney
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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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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Electrolux brand vacuum cleaner

Electrolux brand vacuum cleaner

Bothwell Museum collection
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Vacuum cleaners
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Electrolux
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1930
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Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Morris Tobias
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1830
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Polish Demoblisation Certificate 10.6.1947

Polish Demoblisation Certificate 10.6.1947

W Klicki collection
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Certificates
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1947
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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Tricycle horse that belonged to the Gibson children, Burrungurroolong

Tricycle horse that belonged to the Gibson children, Burrung...

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Tricycles
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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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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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Photograph of Harry Hawker and his Sopwith aircraft at Caulfield Racecourse 1914

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Harry G. Hawker
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1914
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Wait for Me

Wait for Me

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Undated map showing irrigation areas along the Murray River from Morgan, South Australia to Hume Reservoir