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Celestial and terrestrial pocket globe, entitled: 'A correct globe with the new discoveries',

Celestial and terrestrial pocket globe, entitled: 'A correct...

Celestial and Terrestrial pocket globe collection
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Globes
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1773
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Writing case used by Joseph Tice Gellibrand

Writing case used by Joseph Tice Gellibrand

Joseph Tice Gellibrand collection
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Writing cases
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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case, with accessories

Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case, with ac...

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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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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Small metal case

Small metal case

Jean Clements collection
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Cases
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Jean Clements
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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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Carving Steel

Carving Steel

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Sharpening steels
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1910
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Aboriginal breastplate for John Neville, King of Mahaderree

Aboriginal breastplate for John Neville, King of Mahaderree

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Maharatta, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Brass belt buckle

Brass belt buckle

Parsons collection
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Belt buckles
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Harness hooks

Harness hooks

Geoff Gray collection
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Horse tack
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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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Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensated balance

Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensa...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Prouds Ltd, Diamond Merchants & Jewellers
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1820
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Shot belt

Shot belt

Neville Locker collection
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Ammunition belts
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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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Cylindrical woven cane case with a flip lid, for housing a teapot

Cylindrical woven cane case with a flip lid, for housing a t...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Carrying cases
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Harness hooks

Harness hooks

Geoff Gray collection
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Horse tack
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'Order of the Blowtorch', awarded to Senator Bronwyn Bishop in 1992

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Bronwyn Bishop collection
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Awards
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Parliament House, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Senator Bronwyn Bishop
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1992
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Billy Lambert Holwood Kings Plains, 1834

Billy Lambert Holwood Kings Plains, 1834

Billy Lambert Breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Holmwood, Kings Plains, New South Wales, Australia
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Billy Lambert
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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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Drafting scale

Drafting scale

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Drafting instruments
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London, England
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Thomas Jones, Charing Cross
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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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Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Captain Cook Plane Table Frame collection
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Surveying equipment
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England
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Captain James Cook
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1768
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King Mallee of the Nyungar Danoo Outstation 1881

King Mallee of the Nyungar Danoo Outstation 1881

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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1881
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Australian Military Forces khaki woollen peaked hat

Australian Military Forces khaki woollen peaked hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Uniform hats
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Kitchener & Co Pty Ltd
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Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, Constable Wellington

Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, Constable Wellington

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Wellington, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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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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Merigal, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Propeller hub of Lynx engine Avro-X of Australian National Airways Ltd - In appreciation to Bill, one of Charles best pals from Jo Ulm, 1 April 1935

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Ellen Rogers collection
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Aircraft components
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mary J. Ulm
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1930
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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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Brass button with military insignia

Brass button with military insignia

Parsons collection
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Military buttons
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Brass candlestick on oblong brass tray

Brass candlestick on oblong brass tray

Anne Girard collection
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Candlesticks
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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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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Cast brass kangaroo figure made by the International Harvester Company in Geelong in the late 1930s

Cast brass kangaroo figure made by the International Harvest...

Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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International Harvester Company (Australia)
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1935
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Sliding bevel

Sliding bevel

John Docker collection
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Bevels
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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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Propeller-shaped brass clip

Propeller-shaped brass clip

Parsons collection
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Dress clips
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King Pepper of the Biria Burdekin River 1897

King Pepper of the Biria Burdekin River 1897

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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1897
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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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John Rodgers Marine Chronometer No 1/1853, with accessories in a wooden case

John Rodgers Marine Chronometer No 1/1853, with accessories ...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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John Rodgers
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1868
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Standard Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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Lannon Harley
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1832
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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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Royal Australian Navy
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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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Toy brown velvet kangaroo covered with fundrasising badges from World War One

Toy brown velvet kangaroo covered with fundrasising badges f...

Terence Lane collection
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Toy animals
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1914
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Aboriginal breastplate for Paddy, King of Boobarrego

Aboriginal breastplate for Paddy, King of Boobarrego

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1918
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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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Haversack from Light Horse uniform

Haversack from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military uniforms
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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J Parkes & Sons Marine Chronometer No 11056, with accessories in a wooden case

J Parkes & Sons Marine Chronometer No 11056, with accessorie...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Liverpool, Merseyside, England
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J Parkes & Sons
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Emanuel Family photograph album of Go Go Station, about 1963-1967

Emanuel Family photograph album of Go Go Station, about 1963...

Emanuel Family collection
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Photograph albums
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Fitzroy River, Western Australia, Australia
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1963
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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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Oval grey wax bas-relief portrait plaque of Captain James Cook

Oval grey wax bas-relief portrait plaque of Captain James Co...

Wax Matrix Portrait Plaque Captain Cook collection
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Plaques
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England, United Kingdom
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Captain James Cook
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1777
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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 1604 with accessories in a wooden case

Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 1604 with accessories in ...

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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1850
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Gold coloured cylindrical metal [postage?] scale or balance set on a single pillar

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Balances
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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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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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Cobbler, King, Mogil Mogil

Cobbler, King, Mogil Mogil

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Mogil Mogil, New South Wales, Australia
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King Cobbler
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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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IMSI brand galvanometer and leather carrying case

IMSI brand galvanometer and leather carrying case

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Galvanometers
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1930
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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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Aboriginal breastplate for 'King John Cry, Chief of the Duedolgong Tribe, Argyle'

Aboriginal breastplate for 'King John Cry, Chief of the Dued...

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Argyle, New South Wales, Australia
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King John Cry
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1901
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Back-staff owned by Nevil Maskelyne

Back-staff owned by Nevil Maskelyne

Nevil Maskelyne collection no. 1
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Navigational equipment
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Nevil Maskelyne
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Spokeshave

Spokeshave

Don Robinson collection
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Spokeshaves
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Don Robinson
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Bob Wheelpoolee, King of Boulia, 1930

Bob Wheelpoolee, King of Boulia, 1930

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Boulia, Queensland, Australia
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1930
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