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Souvenir octagonal white bone china side plate with a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair

Souvenir octagonal white bone china side plate with a pictur...

Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Side plates
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1954
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Church of England, Nowra, 1919

Church of England, Nowra, 1919

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Church of England
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1919
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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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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Batty
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1974
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Invoice from J Jukes General Merchant, Southgate

Invoice from J Jukes General Merchant, Southgate

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Invoices
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Photograph of a street scene with one main road in the centre with many people walking on it or pulling carts

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Necklet seeds

Necklet seeds

Papuan Official collection
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Seeds
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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A Teamster's Camp in Australia Carting Wheat to Railway Station

A Teamster's Camp in Australia Carting Wheat to Railway Stat...

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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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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Views of the Federal Capital Territory. Australia

Views of the Federal Capital Territory. Australia

Bernice Spence Fryer collection
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Sir George F. Pearce
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1924
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Plaster standing kangaroo on a stepped plinth

Plaster standing kangaroo on a stepped plinth

Terence Lane collection
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Animal figures
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1920
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Carved wooden mask of the face of Ayi Wurarau, from Malol Mission

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Masks
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Brere Awol
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1955
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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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Keyhole saw

Keyhole saw

George Henry Taylor collection
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Keyhole saws
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1915
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My God, My Father. Renew My Will From Day to Day ...

My God, My Father. Renew My Will From Day to Day ...

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Prayer cards
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1914
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Timber marking gauge

Timber marking gauge

John Docker collection
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Marking gauges
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Sheffield, England
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William Marples & Son
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1920
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Child's drawing by Daisy, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Daisy, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1954
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Australian silver commemorative medallion marking Australia's 150th Anniversary in1938, featuring the landing at Sydney Cove of Captain Arthur Phillip on January 26 1788.

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Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 6. Red Scented Hibiscus

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 6. Red Scented Hibiscus

Joyce Knife collection
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Matchboxes
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Cremorne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bryant and May
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1950
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I'm an Australian for nuclear disarmament

I'm an Australian for nuclear disarmament

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Australia
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Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1960
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Bark painting depicting a shark, Groote Eylandt NT

Bark painting depicting a shark, Groote Eylandt NT

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Plane iron

Plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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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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I Own a Nuclear Target

I Own a Nuclear Target

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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United States of America
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United States Armed Forces
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1960
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Complete Manual of Freemasonry

Complete Manual of Freemasonry

Joanne Duke collection
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Manuals
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Glasgow, Scotland
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William Harvey
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1917
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Plaque to commemorate the Australian May Day Centenary 1891 - 1991, with display stand

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plaques
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1891
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Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accessories, trunk, spanner and jack

Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accesso...

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Concord, New Hampshire, United States of America
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Abbott-Downing Company
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1854
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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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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1936
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Pokerwork lizard, Ernabella SA

Pokerwork lizard, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Group taken at E.O. Drakes house - 147 the Peak, on Xmas day 1921. Hong Kong

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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How to vote card for William Morrow, 1955

How to vote card for William Morrow, 1955

Audrey Johnson collection
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How to vote cards
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr William 'Bill' Morrow
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1955
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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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International Women's Day mug, 1994

International Women's Day mug, 1994

Union of Australian Women collection
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Mugs
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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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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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A good rice crop

A good rice crop

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Toy dustpan

Toy dustpan

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Cleaning toys
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Mrs Helen Jensma
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1950
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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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White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup bowls
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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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Stone axe blade

Stone axe blade

Papuan Official collection
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Axe heads
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Rectangular brown leather suitcase

Rectangular brown leather suitcase

Colledge Family collection
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Suitcases
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Fifteen Royal Agricultural Society Member Badges

Fifteen Royal Agricultural Society Member Badges

Colledge Family collection
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Membership badges
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1925
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Postcard of Joe Beckett vs Georges Carpentier

Postcard of Joe Beckett vs Georges Carpentier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
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Lilywhite Ltd
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1919
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GMH Pointers, 1974

GMH Pointers, 1974

Jack Heenan collection
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Magazines
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GM Holden Ltd
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1974
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Johnny Warren's Australian tracksuit top

Johnny Warren's Australian tracksuit top

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Sports clothing
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West Germany
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John N. Warren MBE OAM
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1974
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Letter holder

Letter holder

Union of Australian Women collection
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Letter holders
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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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Painting on paper by Ralph Gumudul, Goulburn Island NT - from the story 'The Thirsty Sand Frog' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 11

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ralph Gumudul
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1974
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Shield carved by Roy Governor

Shield carved by Roy Governor

Roy Governor collection
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Shields
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Roy Governor
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1950
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Sketch of an Asian woman, a Caucasian woman and an African woman in profile

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Badges
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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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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjalara
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1954
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Wooden scribe with a wooden shaft and wooden block attached at one end with steel

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George O Crawford collection
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Woodworking tools
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