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Two white linen pillow shams

Two white linen pillow shams

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillow shams
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1910
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Spokeshave branded H Docker, 1887

Spokeshave branded H Docker, 1887

John Docker collection
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Spokeshaves
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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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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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T & M Sorby
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1920
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Round slip gauge

Round slip gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Table model kerosene lamp

Table model kerosene lamp

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kerosene lamps
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Red metal post box on four legs

Red metal post box on four legs

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1930
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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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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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Dessert spoon

Dessert spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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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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Crocheted cream coathanger with satin ribbon decoration

Crocheted cream coathanger with satin ribbon decoration

Bridge Family collection no. 4
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Coat-hangers
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Mrs Eslee Bridge
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1947
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Post splitting wedge used by Rolfe Bridle

Post splitting wedge used by Rolfe Bridle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Wedges
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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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Steel yard scales

Steel yard scales

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Balances
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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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Top hat worn by Sir Henry Gullett

Top hat worn by Sir Henry Gullett

Wight-Gullett collection
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Top hats
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London, England
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Andre & Co Ltd, Hatters
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1905
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Underwood No.5 Standard Typewriter, used by New South Wales School Inspector John Dunlop, 1927-1937

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Helen Mason collection
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Typewriters
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United States of America
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Stott & Underwood Ltd
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1927
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Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wheelbarrows
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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W J. Spence
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1877
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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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Embroidered table centre showing delicate richelieu cutwork

Embroidered table centre showing delicate richelieu cutwork

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Elliot
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1943
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Ficidae Ficus Subintermedia

Ficidae Ficus Subintermedia

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1984
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Sports trading card of Cheryl Kickett-Tusker - basketball

Sports trading card of Cheryl Kickett-Tusker - basketball

Health Department of Western Australia collection
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Collecting cards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Health Department of Western Australia
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1994
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HMS Drake

HMS Drake

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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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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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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Childrens floor rug

Childrens floor rug

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Floor rugs
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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 pull horse

White pull horse

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Pull-along toys
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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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Album of Newspaper clippings

Album of Newspaper clippings

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Albums
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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1935
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Mollie Flaherty bowling

Mollie Flaherty bowling

Mollie Flaherty collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Herald & Weekly Times Ltd / News Limited
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1947
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Child's drawing - Wilbur Chaseling arriving in 1935 by Daryl

Child's drawing - Wilbur Chaseling arriving in 1935 by Daryl

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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Daryl
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1935
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Stag's Horn Reef North Queensland

Stag's Horn Reef North Queensland

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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The Operative Painters and Decorators Union of Australia, New South Wales Branch

The Operative Painters and Decorators Union of Australia, Ne...

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W E Smith Ltd
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1930
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Convict love token for Thomas Lock

Convict love token for Thomas Lock

Convict Love Token collection no. 1
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Convict love tokens
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England
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1830
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Two square plush d'oyleys

Two square plush d'oyleys

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Doilies
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Club from central Western Australia

Club from central Western Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Western Australia, Australia
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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Door locks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Child's drawing - Chaseling arriving in 1935 by Yikani

Child's drawing - Chaseling arriving in 1935 by Yikani

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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Yikani
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1935
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Western Australia, Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

Western Australia, Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Astonishing - finish fit for the Gods!

Astonishing - finish fit for the Gods!

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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England
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Charles 'Charlie' G. Macartney
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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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Set of badges for the Dame Grand Cross of the British Empire awarded to Dame Pattie Menzies

Set of badges for the Dame Grand Cross of the British Empire...

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Awards
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London, England
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Garrard & Co Ltd
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1954
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Spur strap

Spur strap

Colledge Family collection
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Footwear accessories
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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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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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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Scout's Fireman badge certificate

Scout's Fireman 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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Elsie Deane holding bunches of flowers and her sister Vi farewelling her to England

Elsie Deane holding bunches of flowers and her sister Vi far...

Elsie Deane collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Elsie Deane
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1937
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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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Adze

Adze

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Adzes
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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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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FERN TREE BOWER, S. TASMANIA.

FERN TREE BOWER, 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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Certificate issued by the Australian Wool Testing Authority for four bales of wool, 3 November 1986

Certificate issued by the Australian Wool Testing Authority ...

Colin R Murray collection
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Certificates
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Western Australia, Australia
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Australian Wool Testing Authority
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1986
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Clear moulded stem glass