Menu toggle

National Museum of Australia

Where our stories come alive

Collection Explorer

4

Explore sets

Objects

Image Title and collection What Where Who When
Joseph Sewill Marine Chronometer No 9143, with accessories in a wooden case, used in HMAS Tamworth

Joseph Sewill Marine Chronometer No 9143, with accessories i...

Department of Defence collection
Apply Department of Defence collection filter
Chronometers
Apply Chronometers filter
Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Apply Liverpool, Merseyside, England filter
Joseph Sewell
Apply Joseph Sewell filter
Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy Muggle, King of Wiggley

Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy Muggle, King of Wiggley

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Aboriginal breastplates
Apply Aboriginal breastplates filter
Nelligen, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Nelligen, New South Wales, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1931
Apply 1931 filter
Emanuel Family photograph album of Go Go Station, about 1959-1963

Emanuel Family photograph album of Go Go Station, about 1959...

Emanuel Family collection
Apply Emanuel Family collection filter
Photograph albums
Apply Photograph albums filter
Fitzroy River, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Fitzroy River, Western Australia, Australia filter
1959
Apply 1959 filter
Shot belt

Shot belt

Neville Locker collection
Apply Neville Locker collection filter
Ammunition belts
Apply Ammunition belts filter
Richard Hollis & Sons .66 calibre single shot percussion pistol probably used by bushranger Frank Gardiner

Richard Hollis & Sons .66 calibre single shot percussion pis...

Thelma Brown collection
Apply Thelma Brown collection filter
Pistols
Apply Pistols filter
Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Apply Birmingham, West Midlands, England filter
Richard Hollis & Son
Apply Richard Hollis & Son filter
1832
Apply 1832 filter
Australian Army brass collar badge

Australian Army brass collar badge

Alison Hope Oliver collection
Apply Alison Hope Oliver collection filter
Military badges
Apply Military badges filter
Egypt
Apply Egypt filter
Alison H. Oliver
Apply Alison H. Oliver filter
1915
Apply 1915 filter
Harness hooks

Harness hooks

Geoff Gray collection
Apply Geoff Gray collection filter
Horse tack
Apply Horse tack filter
Kullberg Marine Chronometer No 3834 in a wooden case, used in HMAS Yarra

Kullberg Marine Chronometer No 3834 in a wooden case, used i...

Department of Defence collection
Apply Department of Defence collection filter
Chronometers
Apply Chronometers filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
Victor Kullberg
Apply Victor Kullberg filter
Parkinson & Frodsham Marine Chronometer No 3617 in a wooden case

Parkinson & Frodsham Marine Chronometer No 3617 in a wooden ...

Department of Defence collection
Apply Department of Defence collection filter
Chronometers
Apply Chronometers filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
Parkinson & Frodsham
Apply Parkinson & Frodsham filter
1840
Apply 1840 filter
Gold coloured cylindrical metal [postage?] scale or balance set on a single pillar

Gold coloured cylindrical metal [postage?] scale or balance ...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Balances
Apply Balances filter
Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airm...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Bags
Apply Bags filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Australia Post
Apply Australia Post filter
1964
Apply 1964 filter
King Mallee of the Nyungar Danoo Outstation 1881

King Mallee of the Nyungar Danoo Outstation 1881

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
Apply L Richard Smith breastplate collection filter
Aboriginal breastplates
Apply Aboriginal breastplates filter
1881
Apply 1881 filter
Weight

Weight

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Weights
Apply Weights filter
Aboriginal breastplate for James Fearnought, King of Merigal

Aboriginal breastplate for James Fearnought, King of Merigal

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Aboriginal breastplates
Apply Aboriginal breastplates filter
Merigal, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Merigal, New South Wales, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1850
Apply 1850 filter
Brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Gore

Brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Gore

Jack Gallaway collection
Apply Jack Gallaway collection filter
Telescope accessories
Apply Telescope accessories filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
Peter Dollond
Apply Peter Dollond filter
1761
Apply 1761 filter
Breastplate presented to Coomee Nullanga of Ulladulla NSW by Edmund Milne in 1909

Breastplate presented to Coomee Nullanga of Ulladulla NSW by...

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Aboriginal breastplates
Apply Aboriginal breastplates filter
New South Wales, Australia
Apply New South Wales, Australia filter
Coomee
Apply Coomee filter
1909
Apply 1909 filter
Souvenir half main bearing of the Central Engine from the Southern Cross used on Pacific, Australian, Tasman and English flights 1928-1929

Souvenir half main bearing of the Central Engine from the So...

Ellen Rogers collection
Apply Ellen Rogers collection filter
Aircraft components
Apply Aircraft components filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Charles E. Kingsford Smith
Apply Charles E. Kingsford Smith filter
1930
Apply 1930 filter
Brass drafting instrument and accompanying wooden case

Brass drafting instrument and accompanying wooden case

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Drafting instruments
Apply Drafting instruments filter
Wombail Oouthenang, Chief of Shannon Vielle

Wombail Oouthenang, Chief of Shannon Vielle

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
Apply L Richard Smith breastplate collection filter
Aboriginal breastplates
Apply Aboriginal breastplates filter
Shannon Vielle Station, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Shannon Vielle Station, New South Wales, Australia filter
Wombail Oouthenang
Apply Wombail Oouthenang filter
Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
Apply Len Uren collection filter
Cabinets
Apply Cabinets filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
Cash & Sons
Apply Cash & Sons filter
1920
Apply 1920 filter
Aboriginal breastplate for Sawyer, King of Wickham Hill

Aboriginal breastplate for Sawyer, King of Wickham Hill

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Aboriginal breastplates
Apply Aboriginal breastplates filter
Wickham Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Wickham Hill, New South Wales, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1931
Apply 1931 filter
Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Captain Cook Plane Table Frame collection
Apply Captain Cook Plane Table Frame collection filter
Surveying equipment
Apply Surveying equipment filter
England
Apply England filter
Captain James Cook
Apply Captain James Cook filter
1768
Apply 1768 filter
Manacles from Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart

Manacles from Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
Apply Sotheby's collection no. 1 filter
Punishment equipment
Apply Punishment equipment filter
Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia filter
Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart
Apply Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart filter
1837
Apply 1837 filter
Count Dorsay circular disc breastplate

Count Dorsay circular disc breastplate

Count Dorsay Breastplate collection
Apply Count Dorsay Breastplate collection filter
Aboriginal breastplates
Apply Aboriginal breastplates filter
Brass 360 degree protractor

Brass 360 degree protractor

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Drafting instruments
Apply Drafting instruments filter
Negretti & Zambra, London
Apply Negretti & Zambra, London filter
Australian Military Forces khaki woollen peaked hat

Australian Military Forces khaki woollen peaked hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Uniform hats
Apply Uniform hats filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Kitchener & Co Pty Ltd
Apply Kitchener & Co Pty Ltd filter
Weight

Weight

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Weights
Apply Weights filter
Tray of carved wooden frame with glass centre

Tray of carved wooden frame with glass centre

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Trays
Apply Trays filter
Aboriginal breastplate for Charley York, Chief of Bullangamang

Aboriginal breastplate for Charley York, Chief of Bullangama...

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Aboriginal breastplates
Apply Aboriginal breastplates filter
Bullangamang, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Bullangamang, New South Wales, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1931
Apply 1931 filter
Teapot and carrying case

Teapot and carrying case

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Teapots
Apply Teapots filter
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
Apply Celestial and Terrestrial pocket globe collection filter
Globes
Apply Globes filter
1773
Apply 1773 filter
Australian Army brass hat badge

Australian Army brass hat badge

Alison Hope Oliver collection
Apply Alison Hope Oliver collection filter
Military badges
Apply Military badges filter
Egypt
Apply Egypt filter
Alison H. Oliver
Apply Alison H. Oliver filter
1915
Apply 1915 filter
Leather box for ties

Leather box for ties

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Boxes
Apply Boxes filter
Bevel

Bevel

George Henry Taylor collection
Apply George Henry Taylor collection filter
Bevels
Apply Bevels filter
Mr George H. Taylor
Apply Mr George H. Taylor filter
1900
Apply 1900 filter
Emanuel Family photograph album of Go Go Station, about 1963-1967

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

Emanuel Family collection
Apply Emanuel Family collection filter
Photograph albums
Apply Photograph albums filter
Fitzroy River, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Fitzroy River, Western Australia, Australia filter
1963
Apply 1963 filter
Achromatic, brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Gore

Achromatic, brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Go...

Jack Gallaway collection
Apply Jack Gallaway collection filter
Telescope accessories
Apply Telescope accessories filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
Peter Dollond
Apply Peter Dollond filter
1761
Apply 1761 filter
Brass button with military insignia

Brass button with military insignia

Parsons collection
Apply Parsons collection filter
Military buttons
Apply Military buttons filter
Weight

Weight

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Weights
Apply Weights filter
Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, Constable Wellington

Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, Constable Wellington

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Aboriginal breastplates
Apply Aboriginal breastplates filter
Wellington, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Wellington, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Edmund Milne Snr
Apply Mr Edmund Milne Snr filter
1931
Apply 1931 filter
Railway pendulum wall clock from the office of Australian National's Chief Finance Officer A Powell

Railway pendulum wall clock from the office of Australian Na...

Australian National Railways Commission collection
Apply Australian National Railways Commission collection filter
Wall clocks
Apply Wall clocks filter
South Australia, Australia
Apply South Australia, Australia filter
South Australian Railways
Apply South Australian Railways filter
Carpenter's boxwood and brass folding rule

Carpenter's boxwood and brass folding rule

George and Mary Weir collection
Apply George and Mary Weir collection filter
Folding rules
Apply Folding rules filter
England
Apply England filter
John Rabone & Son
Apply John Rabone & Son filter
1949
Apply 1949 filter
Military dress jacket

Military dress jacket

Dawn Laing collection no. 1
Apply Dawn Laing collection no. 1 filter
Jackets
Apply Jackets filter
Australian Army 'AUSTRALIA' brass shoulder title, worn when on overseas service

Australian Army 'AUSTRALIA' brass shoulder title, worn when ...

Alison Hope Oliver collection
Apply Alison Hope Oliver collection filter
Military badges
Apply Military badges filter
Egypt
Apply Egypt filter
Alison H. Oliver
Apply Alison H. Oliver filter
1915
Apply 1915 filter
Carpenter's folding rule

Carpenter's folding rule

Guiseppe Picone collection
Apply Guiseppe Picone collection filter
Folding rules
Apply Folding rules filter
Mr Guiseppe '. Picone
Apply Mr Guiseppe '. Picone filter
Kullberg Chronometer No 1332

Kullberg Chronometer No 1332

Australian Survey Office collection no. 2
Apply Australian Survey Office collection no. 2 filter
Chronometers
Apply Chronometers filter
Australian Survey Office
Apply Australian Survey Office filter
Bunch of keys marked HM Prison Campbell St Hobart 1834-1966

Bunch of keys marked HM Prison Campbell St Hobart 1834-1966

Sotheby's collection no. 1
Apply Sotheby's collection no. 1 filter
Keys
Apply Keys filter
Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia filter
1837
Apply 1837 filter
Toby, King of Vanrook

Toby, King of Vanrook

Toby of Vanrook Breastplate collection
Apply Toby of Vanrook Breastplate collection filter
Aboriginal breastplates
Apply Aboriginal breastplates filter
Vanrook, Queensland, Australia
Apply Vanrook, Queensland, Australia filter
King Toby
Apply King Toby filter
John Poole Marine Chronometer No 2659, with accessories in a wooden case

John Poole Marine Chronometer No 2659, with accessories in a...

Department of Defence collection
Apply Department of Defence collection filter
Chronometers
Apply Chronometers filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
John Poole
Apply John Poole filter
1855
Apply 1855 filter
Mercer Marine Chronometer No 27564, in wooden case with accessories

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

Department of Defence collection
Apply Department of Defence collection filter
Chronometers
Apply Chronometers filter
England
Apply England filter
Thomas Mercer Ltd
Apply Thomas Mercer Ltd filter
Brass kettle with lid

Brass kettle with lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 4
Apply Nancy Hamilton collection no. 4 filter
Kettles
Apply Kettles filter
The Book of Common Prayer

The Book of Common Prayer

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Prayer books
Apply Prayer books filter
Key to the city of Bellflower presented to Joan Stanbury

Key to the city of Bellflower presented to Joan Stanbury

Joan Stanbury collection
Apply Joan Stanbury collection filter
Commemorative objects
Apply Commemorative objects filter
Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
Apply Department of Defence collection filter
Keys
Apply Keys filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
Edward Thomas Loseby
Apply Edward Thomas Loseby filter
1846
Apply 1846 filter
Mercer Marine Survey Chronometer No 14898 mounted in cylindrical metal case with lid

Mercer Marine Survey Chronometer No 14898 mounted in cylindr...

Department of Defence collection
Apply Department of Defence collection filter
Chronometers
Apply Chronometers filter
St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
Apply St Albans, Hertfordshire, England filter
Thomas Mercer Ltd
Apply Thomas Mercer Ltd filter
Nutcracker in the form of a cast brass kangaroo figure

Nutcracker in the form of a cast brass kangaroo figure

Terence Lane collection
Apply Terence Lane collection filter
Nutcrackers
Apply Nutcrackers filter
1940
Apply 1940 filter
Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
Apply Geoff Gray collection filter
Measures
Apply Measures filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
NSW Government
Apply NSW Government filter
1832
Apply 1832 filter
African styled swagger stick belonging to Lieutenant-Colonel Watchorn

African styled swagger stick belonging to Lieutenant-Colonel...

Lieutenant-Colonel Watchorn collection
Apply Lieutenant-Colonel Watchorn collection filter
Swagger sticks
Apply Swagger sticks filter
Edwin T. Watchorn
Apply Edwin T. Watchorn filter
1901
Apply 1901 filter
Try square

Try square

George O Crawford collection
Apply George O Crawford collection filter
Try squares
Apply Try squares filter
Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr George O. Crawford
Apply Mr George O. Crawford filter
1900
Apply 1900 filter
Haversack from Light Horse uniform

Haversack from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
Apply James Taylor Light Horse collection filter
Military uniforms
Apply Military uniforms filter
Sergeant James S. Taylor
Apply Sergeant James S. Taylor filter
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
Apply Department of Defence collection filter
Chronometers
Apply Chronometers filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
John Rodgers
Apply John Rodgers filter
1868
Apply 1868 filter
Load more objects