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Brass button with military insignia

Brass button with military insignia

Parsons collection
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Military buttons
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African styled swagger stick belonging to Lieutenant-Colonel Watchorn

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Lieutenant-Colonel Watchorn collection
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Swagger sticks
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Edwin T. Watchorn
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1901
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Key to the city of Bellflower presented to Joan Stanbury

Key to the city of Bellflower presented to Joan Stanbury

Joan Stanbury collection
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Commemorative objects
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Aboriginal breastplate for Paddy, King of Nive Downs and Duke of Tambo

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Paddy King of Nive Downs and Duke of Tambo collection
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Nive Downs, Augathella, Queensland, Australia
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King Paddy
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Royal Australian Navy Flag Officers sword belt

Royal Australian Navy Flag Officers sword belt

Department of Defence collection
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Sword belts
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London, England
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Holson & Sons, London
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Browne Marine Chronometer No 16728 in a wood and glass case

Browne Marine Chronometer No 16728 in a wood and glass case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Henry Browne & Son Ltd
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Aboriginal breastplate for Neddy, King of Neis Valley

Aboriginal breastplate for Neddy, King of Neis Valley

Edmund Milne collection
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1918
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Rovers Scouts epaulette slide

Rovers Scouts epaulette slide

John Wanless collection
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Uniform accessories
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Boy Scouts Association
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Rolling parallel rule and case used by James Pitkeathly

Rolling parallel rule and case used by James Pitkeathly

James Pitkeathly collection no. 1
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Parallel rules
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Set of brass scales on timber base with four disk feet

Set of brass scales on timber base with four disk feet

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Balances
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Clock mounted in boss of a propeller with commemorative plaque on hub

Clock mounted in boss of a propeller with commemorative plaq...

Ellen Rogers collection
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Wall clocks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Charles T. Ulm
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1934
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Australia for the Australians, White Australia

Australia for the Australians, White Australia

White Australia Protection Badge collection
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Political badges
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Australia
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1906
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George III beef wood and tulipwood banded Pembroke White-Hamond table from the First Fleet

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First Fleet Table collection
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Tables
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London, England
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Surgeon-General John White
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1788
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Jimmy (King), Brisbane Water

Jimmy (King), Brisbane Water

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Brisbane Water, New South Wales, Australia
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Chief Leckie, Windarra Tribe

Chief Leckie, Windarra Tribe

Chief Leckie Windarra Tribe Breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Laverton, Western Australia, Australia
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Chief Leckie
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Hand saw

Hand saw

George O Crawford collection
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Saws
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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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Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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London, England
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Morris Tobias
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1830
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Jewellery consisting of a velvet ribbon with gold plated decorations and a red round glass and a pink rectangular stone forming part of the Gentleman in Redingote set by Ermenegildo Zegna

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Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Jewellery
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1988
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Pair of leather leggings from WW1 Light Horse uniform

Pair of leather leggings from WW1 Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military equipment
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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1913
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Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

Edmund Milne collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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George Twemlow
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1877
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Callier Marine Chronometer No 803 in a wooden case

Callier Marine Chronometer No 803 in a wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Paris, France
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Bernard Callier
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Tommy, King of Connai

Tommy, King of Connai

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Aboriginal breastplate for Tumberilagong, Chief of the Nuneree Tribe

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Aboriginal breastplate for Thomas Tinboy, King of Nelligan

Aboriginal breastplate for Thomas Tinboy, King of Nelligan

Edmund Milne collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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H C. Jervis
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Aboriginal breastplate for Joey, Chief of Petraman

Aboriginal breastplate for Joey, Chief of Petraman

Edmund Milne collection
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Petraman
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Not provided
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1931
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Brass button - Australian Military Forces

Brass button - Australian Military Forces

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Military buttons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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K C Luke Pty Ltd
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1914
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Brass button with military insignia

Brass button with military insignia

Parsons collection
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Military buttons
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Propeller-shaped brass clip

Propeller-shaped brass clip

Parsons collection
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Dress clips
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Crucifix on stand from Mount Saint Canice, Hobart

Crucifix on stand from Mount Saint Canice, Hobart

Janice Konstantinidis collection
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Crucifixes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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T. Gaunt & Co.
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Shot belt

Shot belt

Neville Locker collection
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Ammunition belts
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Half plate field camera

Half plate field camera

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Half plate cameras
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Ernest Macartney de Burgh
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Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy, King of Big River

Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy, King of Big River

Illawarra Historical Society collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Big River, Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Jemmy
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Royal Australian Navy sword

Royal Australian Navy sword

Gallaway-Gore collection
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Swords
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Aboriginal breastplate for King Too Too, Crack Horsebreaker & Glastonbury Coach Groom

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Genevieve Head collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Gympie, Queensland, Australia
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Wm M Lynn, General Engraver
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1888
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Sambo [crossed out], King of Mount Morris, W.M. Hill

Sambo [crossed out], King of Mount Morris, W.M. Hill

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Charleville, Queensland, Australia
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W M Hill
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Aboriginal breastplate for Bulgra, King of Arremutta 1920

Aboriginal breastplate for Bulgra, King of Arremutta 1920

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Arrawatta, New South Wales, Australia
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Bulgra
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1920
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Hand saw with a wooden handle and a metal blade

Hand saw with a wooden handle and a metal blade

George O Crawford collection
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Saws
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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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Pyott Marine Chronometer, in a wooden case

Pyott Marine Chronometer, in a wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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James Pyott
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Lieutenant-Colonel Watchorn's field glasses

Lieutenant-Colonel Watchorn's field glasses

Lieutenant-Colonel Watchorn collection
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Binoculars
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Edwin T. Watchorn
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1901
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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NSW Government
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1832
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Matters of her Heart

Matters of her Heart

Pamela Croft collection
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Artworks
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Keppel Sands, Queensland, Australia
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Pamela J. Croft
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1993
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Carriage driving whip and holder

Carriage driving whip and holder

Mary Willsallen collection
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Whips
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Jugiong, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Anthony M. Willsallen
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Spirit Level

Spirit Level

Guiseppe Picone collection
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Spirit levels
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Mr Guiseppe '. Picone
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Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Printing equipment
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London, England
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Siemens
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1850
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Second Commonwealth Peace Loan, Workers 1920, for the Diggers

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Badges
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Aboriginal breastplate for Timothy, Chief of Merricumbene

Aboriginal breastplate for Timothy, Chief of Merricumbene

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Merricumbene, New South Wales, Australia
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Timothy
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1835
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Aboriginal breastplate for James Fearnought, King of Merigal

Aboriginal breastplate for James Fearnought, King of Merigal

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Merigal, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Cabinets
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London, England
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Cash & Sons
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1920
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Brandy Uanda

Brandy Uanda

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Uanda Station, Queensland, Australia
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Propeller-shaped brass clip

Propeller-shaped brass clip

Parsons collection
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Dress clips
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Brass bell

Brass bell

Geoff Gray collection
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Bells
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King Nobby of Widgee Widgee

King Nobby of Widgee Widgee

King Nobby of Widgee Widgee collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Widgee, Queensland, Australia
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King Nobby
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Weight

Weight

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Weights
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Carpenter's saw

Carpenter's saw

George and Mary Weir collection
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Woodworking saws
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Sheffield, England
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James Brothers & Co
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1949
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Small magnifying glass, given to astronomer William Bayly by Captain James Cook on his third voyage

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Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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Magnifying glasses
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Australia
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William Bayly
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1776
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Billy, King of Bonnie Doon, Lorne

Billy, King of Bonnie Doon, Lorne

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Hargraves' leather belt

Hargraves' leather belt

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Belts
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Tape measure

Tape measure

George O Crawford collection
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Tape measures
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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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Parkinson & Frodsham Marine Chronometer No 4164, with accessories in wooden case, used in HMAS Australia

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Department of Defence collection
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Royal Australian Navy
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