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Bone china dessert dish printed with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms

Bone china dessert dish printed with the Commonwealth Parlia...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dessert dishes
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Handmade oval linen table centre with a coarse white crocheted pilot edge

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Australian Army 'AUSTRALIA' brass shoulder title, worn when on overseas service

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Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Military badges
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Egypt
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Alison H. Oliver
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1915
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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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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

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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Certificate - Beauty course diploma

Certificate - Beauty course diploma

Bette McLean collection
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Certificates
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England
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Mrs Elizabeth D. Gordon
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1967
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Box for 'Lister' Sheep-Shearing combs used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

Box for 'Lister' Sheep-Shearing combs used at 'Rocky Plains'...

Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Storage boxes
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Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
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R A Lister and Company Limited
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1910
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Fowler's Vacola sauce bottle

Fowler's Vacola sauce bottle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving bottles
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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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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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Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal 1953 to Dame Pattie Menzies

Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal 1953 to Dame Pattie Menz...

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Medals
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England
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Dame Pattie Menzies
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1952
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Metal scales with a cane basket, used by the Canberra Mothercraft Society to weigh babies

Metal scales with a cane basket, used by the Canberra Mother...

Canberra Mothercraft Society collection
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Weighing instruments
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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J W Wedderburn & Sons
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1930
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Dispatch box with 'Premier of New South Wales' on lid

Dispatch box with 'Premier of New South Wales' on lid

Marion Green collection
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Dispatch boxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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1901
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Shield

Shield

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Shields
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Shovel

Shovel

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Shovels
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Savage Co Ltd
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1930
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"Mrs Hassett, Newspaper Clippings"

Elsie Deane collection
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Scrapbooks
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Elsie Deane
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1934
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Plastic covered bone coloured hand bag

Plastic covered bone coloured hand bag

Bette McLean collection
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Handbags
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England
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Mrs Bette McLean
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1968
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Saw-setting tool

Saw-setting tool

Phillip Porta collection
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Saw-setting tools
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Adelong, New South Wales, Australia
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John H. Gillman
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1850
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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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Certificate

Certificate

EJ Tomaszewski collection
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Certificates
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London, England
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Mr Edward J. Tomaszewski
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1943
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Metal scriber

Metal scriber

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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Thread angle gauge

Thread angle 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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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia
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1947
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Handwritten poem

Handwritten poem

Ruby Lee collection
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Notes
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1935
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Orroroo, South Australia, Australia
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1935
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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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Certificate of Merit, Royal Adelaide Exhibition, 1947

Certificate of Merit, Royal Adelaide Exhibition, 1947

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1947
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A Merry Christmas...

A Merry Christmas...

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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Australian Aborigines League banner made by Bill Onus

Australian Aborigines League banner made by Bill Onus

Gary Foley collection
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Banners
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Bill Onus
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1945
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Gleddon Automatic Voltage Regulator

Gleddon Automatic Voltage Regulator

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Electrical equipment
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Government of Australia
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1927
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'Colombo Diary - 1957' being an account of M Edwards' journey to Singapore, Colombo, and Kandy

'Colombo Diary - 1957' being an account of M Edwards' journe...

Maurice Edwards collection
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Diaries
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Singapore
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Mr Maurice Edwards
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1957
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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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Single leaf of paper with a handwritten poem titled 'Fluffy'

Single leaf of paper with a handwritten poem titled 'Fluffy'

Alfred Ronalds collection
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Manuscripts
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England
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Alfred Ronalds
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1836
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Pair of child's black woollen gaiters

Pair of child's black woollen gaiters

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Gaiters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1932
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Copy-translation of a testamur from the University of Latvia certifying that Lilija Busmanis (Brakmanis) acquired the degree of a Doctor for Dental Disease, in 1933

Copy-translation of a testamur from the University of Latvia...

Dace Dzelzkalns collection
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Testamurs
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Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1947
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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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Tin

Tin

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Tins
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1935
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Child's drawing 1935 Arrival of Wilbur Chaseling by Mary Bangara Mununuggurr

Child's drawing 1935 Arrival of Wilbur Chaseling by Mary Ban...

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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Mary Bangara Mununuggurr
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1935
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Green toy car manufactured by INIC, ENGLAND

Green toy car manufactured by INIC, 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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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Adjustable taper nose pliers

Adjustable taper nose pliers

John Docker collection
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Pliers
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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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Homo Australis

Homo Australis

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr John Kron
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1999
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High Five

High Five

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1999
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Enfield, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Enfield Progressive Association
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1947
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Certificate of Good Service

Certificate of Good Service

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Certificates
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Wels, Austria
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1947
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Fabric covered toy box and removable tray

Fabric covered toy box and removable tray

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy boxes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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IRO Baggage Form

IRO Baggage Form

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Documents
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Linz, Austria
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1951
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Last of the boat people

Last of the boat people

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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1997
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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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Rabone Chesterman No.1380 boxwood folding rule

Rabone Chesterman No.1380 boxwood folding rule

George Henry Taylor collection
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Folding rules
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England
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John Rabone & Son
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Wooden scribe made from wood with a steel screw holding the pieces together

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George O Crawford collection
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Woodworking tools
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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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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Horse team equaliser

Horse team equaliser

Doreen Liddle collection
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Horse tack
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Narridy, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Jack P. Liddle
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1900
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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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NSW Women's Cricket Team.  Sydney. Circa 1931-35.

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