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Iron blade knife

Iron blade knife

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum collection
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Knife blades
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Peace

Peace

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Record titled CENTURY DUBBO

Record titled CENTURY DUBBO

Ron Bell collection
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Audio records
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Sulky step

Sulky step

Ron Bell collection
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Horsedrawn vehicle components
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Leather aviation helmet

Leather aviation helmet

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Aviation helmets
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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GMH Personnel Directory

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Jack Heenan collection
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Directories
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GM Holden Ltd
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1974
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Boomerang, attributed as being made by Fred Mulga aka 'Pelaco Jack'

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Fred Mulga
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1874
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Dawalla, King of Wgga[sic] Wagga

Dawalla, King of Wgga[sic] Wagga

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Lid for a bread tin

Lid for a bread tin

ET Fealy collection
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Lids
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Companion of The Most Distinguished Order of St Michael & St George, awarded to Dr J H L Cumpston

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Cumpston Family collection
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Awards
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London, England
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Garrard & Co Ltd
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1901
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Walka designs from Ernabella

Walka designs from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Pastel drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Bennett Tjkalayinya
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1954
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Bean necklace, Ernabella SA

Bean necklace, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian Customs Service

Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian...

ER Skipper collection
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Embossing machines
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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P J King, General Engraver Die Sinker
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1901
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stanley Gallacher
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Cigarette case

Cigarette case

Maurice McCarten collection no. 1
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Cigarette cases
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Maurice McCarten
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Hotel Rex Potts Point Sydney NSW

Hotel Rex Potts Point Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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25mm paint brush

25mm paint brush

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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Paintbrushes
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by H...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Wooden toy mangle

Wooden toy mangle

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Household 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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The squatter's hornpipe, 1904

The squatter's hornpipe, 1904

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Frank P. Mahony
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1904
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Bifold brass plate for punching braille

Bifold brass plate for punching braille

Dulcie May Magnus collection
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Braillers
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Circular metal film canister

Circular metal film canister

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Film cans
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Canoe repair kit assembled and used by Olegas Truchanas

Canoe repair kit assembled and used by Olegas Truchanas

Melva Truchanas collection
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Repair kits
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South West Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
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Olegas Truchanas
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1968
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Singapore National Football Team

Singapore National Football Team

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Club badges
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Set of drafting instruments

Set of drafting instruments

Sir Roland Wilson collection no. 2
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Drafting instruments
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Convict love token from James Hurtle [or Hartle], 1840

Convict love token from James Hurtle [or Hartle], 1840

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Poster-

Poster- "Alternative Die Gruner"

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Saucepan and lid

Saucepan and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Saucepans
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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Sorry Day May 26 embroidered badge, by artist Kate Campbell Pope 2012

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Kerry Fletcher collection
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Badges
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Kate C. Pope
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2012
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Horse and Pick-up, Horse and Stockman

Horse and Pick-up, Horse and Stockman

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Santa Teresa, Northern Territory, Australia
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Christopher Wallace
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1997
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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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Father's Love

Father's Love

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Len Maynard collection
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Sculptures
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Len Maynard
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2002
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Convict love token from C. Perkins., 1843

Convict love token from C. Perkins., 1843

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Container

Container

Hazel Merlo collection
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Containers
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Santa doesn't slay. Say NO to war toys

Santa doesn't slay. Say NO to war toys

Dr Di Bretherton collection
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Political badges
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Plastic rosette

Plastic rosette

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Badges
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Yellow child's bicycle from about 1950 owned by Marjorie Bragg

Yellow child's bicycle from about 1950 owned by Marjorie Bra...

Marjorie Bragg collection
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Bicycles
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Framed acrylic polymer painting on canvas 'Utopia Mt Doreen Yuendumu area ...'

Framed acrylic polymer painting on canvas 'Utopia Mt Doreen ...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Utopia, South Australia, Australia
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Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa
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School of Mines, Adelaide

School of Mines, Adelaide

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1904
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Hand made water heating tool

Hand made water heating tool

Ron Bell collection
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Tools
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Vice grips

Vice grips

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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Tools
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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Susie Elelman's Miss NSW scrapbook, 1973

Susie Elelman's Miss NSW scrapbook, 1973

Susie Elelman collection
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Scrapbooks
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Ice-cream churn

Ice-cream churn

Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Ice-cream churns
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The Lodge, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Pipe case used by Ben Chifley

Pipe case used by Ben Chifley

MJ Brown collection
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Pipe cases
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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Go / No go gauge

Go / No go 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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Metal and wood carpenter's brace

Metal and wood carpenter's brace

George and Mary Weir collection
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Woodworking braces
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Sheffield, England
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J A Chapman Ltd
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1949
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'Old Hooters' bra decorated by Sandra Morgan

'Old Hooters' bra decorated by Sandra Morgan

Many Threads collection
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Artworks
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Sandra Morgan
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2014
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Box for engineering documents

Box for engineering documents

James Sprent collection
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Document boxes
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Metal attachment for a bore gauge

Metal attachment for a bore gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Film spool

Film spool

Ron Bell collection
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Film spools
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Allies for Freedom

Allies for Freedom

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Political badges
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Dove-shaped wedding cake decoration

Dove-shaped wedding cake decoration

Parsons collection
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Food decorations
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Adelaide YMCA Active Service Home and Abroad

Adelaide YMCA Active Service Home and Abroad

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Young Mens Christian Association
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1914
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Fretsaw blade

Fretsaw blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Saw blades
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Chatillon N.Y. spring balance

Chatillon N.Y. spring balance

Thompson Family collection
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Spring balances
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Black and white portrait photograph of F.K. Esling

Black and white portrait photograph of F.K. Esling

Frederick Karl Esling Railway Memorabilia collection
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Photographs
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Stuart Tompkins
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1955
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Suitcase containing breathing apparatus

Suitcase containing breathing apparatus

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Suitcases
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Surrey, England
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Container and contents

Container and contents

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Domestic equipment
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