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Railway pendulum wall clock

Railway pendulum wall clock

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wall clocks
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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J M Wendt, Adelaide and Mount Gambier
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1887
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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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Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles collection
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Motor cars
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Bean Car Company
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1925
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Set of three official standard gun-metal grain measures

Set of three official standard gun-metal grain measures

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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Toby, King of Vanrook

Toby, King of Vanrook

Toby of Vanrook Breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Vanrook, Queensland, Australia
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King Toby
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Dovetail saw

Dovetail saw

George Henry Taylor collection
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Woodworking saws
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Philadelphia, United States of America
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Henry Disston & Sons
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Breastplate presented to Coomee Nullanga of Ulladulla NSW by Edmund Milne in 1909

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Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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New South Wales, Australia
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Coomee
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1909
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Aboriginal breastplate for Mr Briney of Pialliway

Aboriginal breastplate for Mr Briney of Pialliway

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Pialawa, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Ceremonial shovel used for 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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Shovels
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Baron Thomas Denman
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1912
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Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Half Bushel 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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Black velvet detachable collar

Black velvet detachable collar

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Detachable collars
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Sharpe brand Dip Circle, Model D1-M, Serial Number 258

Sharpe brand Dip Circle, Model D1-M, Serial Number 258

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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Cylindrical woven cane case with a flip lid, for housing a teapot

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Carrying cases
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Leitz Wetzlar dissecting light monocular microscope

Leitz Wetzlar dissecting light monocular microscope

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Microscopes
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Wetzlar, Germany
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Leitz Wetzlar
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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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Aboriginal breastplate for King Wanney, 1861

Aboriginal breastplate for King Wanney, 1861

King Wanney Breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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1861
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Sam, King of Merton, Presented by William Dawes Esq

Sam, King of Merton, Presented by William Dawes Esq

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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King Sam
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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case

Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Mercer Marine Survey Chronometer No 14898 mounted in cylindrical metal case with lid

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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Glass lens and brass lens cover for a telescope used by Rear Admiral John Gore

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Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescope lenses
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Captain John Gore
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A Famous Life Belt for Cricketers

A Famous Life Belt for Cricketers

Dunbar Shipwreck collection
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Belt buckles
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Outer South Head, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1857
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Bevel

Bevel

George Henry Taylor collection
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Bevels
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1900
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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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Clothes brush

Clothes brush

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Clothes brushes
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Watson 514402 monocular microscope and box

Watson 514402 monocular microscope and box

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Microscopes
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London, England
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W Watson and Sons Ltd
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1915
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The Book of Common Prayer

The Book of Common Prayer

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prayer books
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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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Aboriginal breastplates
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Petraman
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Not provided
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1931
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Forget me not, a contemporary artwork in the form of a breastplate, made by Pierre Cavalan

Forget me not, a contemporary artwork in the form of a breas...

Pierre Cavalan collection
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Artworks
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Pierre Cavalan
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1998
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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case, with accessories

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Carpenter's folding rule

Carpenter's folding rule

Guiseppe Picone collection
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Folding rules
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Mr Guiseppe '. Picone
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Cast kangaroo candlestick

Cast kangaroo candlestick

Terence Lane collection
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Candlesticks
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Sheffield, England
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John Figorski & Co
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1885
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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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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 46982 in wooden case

Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 46982 in wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dent & Co
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1895
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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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Brass belt buckle, c.1845-1870, with cricket motif

Brass belt buckle, c.1845-1870, with cricket motif

Dunbar Shipwreck collection
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Belt buckles
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Outer South Head, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1857
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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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Manacles from Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart

Manacles from Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Punishment equipment
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart
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1837
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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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Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, King of Gongolgon

Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, King of Gongolgon

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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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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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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Square with a brass reinforced timber stock and a steel blade

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John Docker collection
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Try squares
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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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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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Byerb Ibaik brass skull by Dennis Nona

Byerb Ibaik brass skull by Dennis Nona

Dennis Nona collection No 2
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Sculptures
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Dennis Nona
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Michael Kinsela, Chief of Cudgelbong

Michael Kinsela, Chief of Cudgelbong

Michael Kinsela, Chief of Cudgelbong Breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Camera lens

Camera lens

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Camera lenses
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Taylor Hobson Cooke
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Brass 360 degree protractor

Brass 360 degree protractor

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Drafting instruments
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Negretti & Zambra, London
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Dobbie Son & Hutton Marine Chronometer No 5475, with accessories in a wooden case, used in HMAS Australia

Dobbie Son & Hutton Marine Chronometer No 5475, with accesso...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dobbie Son & Hutton
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1942
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Weight

Weight

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Weights
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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 27564, in wooden case with accessories

Mercer Marine Chronometer No 27564, in wooden case with acce...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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Gold coloured hair clip

Gold coloured hair clip

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hair clips
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Aboriginal breastplate for King Billy, King of the Barwon Blacks

Aboriginal breastplate for King Billy, King of the Barwon Bl...

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Brewarrina, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1910
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British Military Pioneer Other Ranks Sword, used by Lieutenant Thomas Quinn, 73rd Regiment (ret), in Van Diemens Land

British Military Pioneer Other Ranks Sword, used by Lieutena...

Neil Martin collection
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Swords
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England
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Mr Thomas Quinn
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1820
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Leather bound brass telescope, used by John Close

Leather bound brass telescope, used by John Close

John Collinson Close collection
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Telescopes
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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Spool and paper tape associated with the SNOCOM computer

Spool and paper tape associated with the SNOCOM computer

Kevin Rosolen collection
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Computer components
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University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Kevin Rosolen
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1958
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Wombail Oouthenang, Chief of Shannon Vielle

Wombail Oouthenang, Chief of Shannon Vielle

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Shannon Vielle Station, New South Wales, Australia
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Wombail Oouthenang
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Aboriginal breastplate for Paddy, King of Nive Downs and Duke of Tambo

Aboriginal breastplate for Paddy, King of Nive Downs and Duk...

Paddy King of Nive Downs and Duke of Tambo collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Nive Downs, Augathella, Queensland, Australia
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King Paddy
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Dressing implements

Dressing implements

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Tools
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Wedgwood medallion made from dark grey clay from Sydney Cove, 1789

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Sydney Cove Medallion collection
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Medallions
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England
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Josiah Wedgwood
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1789
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Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

John Jankaus collection
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Spittoons
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Ventspils, Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1924
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