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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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Small metal case

Small metal case

Jean Clements collection
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Cases
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Jean Clements
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Aboriginal breastplate for Dicky, King of Clyde Road

Aboriginal breastplate for Dicky, King of Clyde Road

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Batemans Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1860
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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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Try square

Try square

George O Crawford collection
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Try squares
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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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Dressing implements

Dressing implements

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Tools
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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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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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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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Emanuel Family photograph album of Go Go Station, about 1963-1967

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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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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
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1964
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Brass nozzle for a fire fighter's hose

Brass nozzle for a fire fighter's hose

Geoff Gray collection
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Nozzles
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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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Lamp used by Muriel McPhee for sewing

Lamp used by Muriel McPhee for sewing

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Oil lamps
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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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John Rodgers Marine Chronometer No 1/1853, with accessories in a wooden case

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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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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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Brass button with military insignia

Brass button with military insignia

Parsons collection
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Convex crescentic gorget (breastplate) with 'GR' royal cypher, as worn by British Army officers

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Les Stillman Militaria collection
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Military badges
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England, United Kingdom
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British Army
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1812
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Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy Muggle, King of Wiggley

Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy Muggle, King of Wiggley

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Nelligen, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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DTMCIW magnetometer S/N 18

DTMCIW magnetometer S/N 18

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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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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Brass button with military insignia

Brass button with military insignia

Parsons collection
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Military buttons
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Brass button with military insignia

Brass button with military insignia

Parsons collection
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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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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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Australian Army brass collar badge

Australian Army brass collar badge

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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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 27564, in wooden case with accessories

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Department of Defence collection
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England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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Harness hooks

Harness hooks

Geoff Gray collection
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Horse tack
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Wood and brass telescope tube in a leather case used by Captain John Gore

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Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescopes
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London, England
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Peter Dollond
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1761
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Aboriginal breastplate for Peter, King of Tchanning

Aboriginal breastplate for Peter, King of Tchanning

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Tchanning, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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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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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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Patrol Box No.1 used by anthropologist Ian Hogbin in the Solomon Islands and New Guinea, 1933-1935

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Macleay Museum collection
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Boxes
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Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Dr Ian Hogbin
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1932
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Dobbie Son & Hutton Marine Chronometer No 5475, with accessories in a wooden case, used in HMAS Australia

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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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Brass cap

Brass cap

Geoff Gray collection
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Fire fighting equipment
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Winding key for chronometer, used in HMAS Tamworth

Winding key for chronometer, used in HMAS Tamworth

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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Liverpool, Merseyside, England
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Joseph Sewell
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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 1604 with accessories in a wooden case

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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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Brass button with military insignia

Brass button with military insignia

Parsons collection
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Military buttons
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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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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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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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Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Morris Tobias
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1830
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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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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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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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'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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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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Aboriginal breastplate for Sawyer, King of Wickham Hill

Aboriginal breastplate for Sawyer, King of Wickham Hill

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Wickham Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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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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Aboriginal breastplate for King Tommy of Waverney

Aboriginal breastplate for King Tommy of Waverney

Errol Beutel collection no. 2
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Waverney, Queensland, Australia
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Errol Beutel
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1974
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Brass plumb-bob

Brass plumb-bob

George Henry Taylor collection
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Plumb-bobs
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Mr George H. Taylor
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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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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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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 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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Spirit Level

Spirit Level

Guiseppe Picone collection
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Spirit levels
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Mr Guiseppe '. Picone
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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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Australian Army brass hat badge

Australian Army brass hat badge

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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Tray of carved wooden frame with glass centre

Tray of carved wooden frame with glass centre

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Trays
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Emanuel Family photograph album of Go Go Station, about 1959-1963

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Emanuel Family collection
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Photograph albums
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Fitzroy River, Western Australia, Australia
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1959
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