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Breastplate presented to the Yandruwandha people of Cooper Creek

Breastplate presented to the Yandruwandha people of Cooper C...

James de Pury collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Alfred Howitt
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1862
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Aboriginal breastplate for Willey, King of Thylungra

Aboriginal breastplate for Willey, King of Thylungra

Terry Chesher, Peter Henchman and Jenny Barnes collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Thylungra Station, Thylungra Parish, Queensland, Australia
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King Willy o. Thylungra
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Postcard depicting Mary Pickford of Paramount-Artcraft Pictures

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1923
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Glass plate negative - Katherine River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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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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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Baskets
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1936
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Colour lithograph showing a collage of Gumnut Babies by May Gibbs

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 5
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Lithographs
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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1920
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Comb for sheep shearing handpiece used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Shearing equipment
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Berridale, New South Wales, Australia
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Neil Woodhouse
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1910
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Glass plate negative - One of the vice-regal cars bogged on the Burt Plain, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1936
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Bunch of prison keys and tags

Bunch of prison keys and tags

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Ex German Bank building on Shamun Canton, Oct 1921

Ex German Bank building on Shamun Canton, Oct 1921

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Headdress

Headdress

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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View of the C.M. Customs Club at Kulangsu Amoy from the recreation ground. Aug 1921

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Brown leather suitcase with 'W.H.E.' (Walter Herbert Eddison) impressed in black in the centre of the lid

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Marion Douglas and Pamela Yonge collection
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Suitcases
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Walter H. Eddison
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1913
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Six camels in front of a large building

Six camels in front of a large building

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Chinese barbers

Chinese barbers

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Ox cart drawing water for household use. Jan 1915

Ox cart drawing water for household use. Jan 1915

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Photograph of a white stone bridge featuring five arches

Photograph of a white stone bridge featuring five arches

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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View from South Side Window of Number 82 the peak looking towards Deep Water Bay & Repulse Bay

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Group taken at E.O. Drakes house - 147 the Peak, on Xmas day 1921. Hong Kong

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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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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Row of cells and walkway, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Row of cells and walkway, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Scottish Gympie Quartz Crushing Battery

Scottish Gympie Quartz Crushing Battery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Gympie, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Gathering hay on the plateau in Mongolia north of Kalgan, Jan 1915

Gathering hay on the plateau in Mongolia north of Kalgan, Ja...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Octagonal white bone china cup, featuring a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair, and a matching saucer

Octagonal white bone china cup, featuring a picture of the S...

Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Cups and saucers
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Straight back panel saw

Straight back panel saw

John Docker collection
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Saws
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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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Cane grocery basket used at a J B Youngs store in Canberra until 1965

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Peter Duff collection
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Baskets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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J B Youngs Pty Ltd
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1920
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The Venezuela at the jetty (near side) inside the breakwater, Manilla Harbour. Feb 1917

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Cast iron prison key

Cast iron prison key

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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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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Tirranna Picnic Race Club cash book, 1922 to 1925

Tirranna Picnic Race Club cash book, 1922 to 1925

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Books
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1922
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Hyde Street, Bellingen, 1921

Hyde Street, Bellingen, 1921

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1921
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Pocket compass in case, used by John Close

Pocket compass in case, used by John Close

John Collinson Close collection
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Pocket compasses
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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BAT premises; Shameen Canton Oct 1921

BAT premises; Shameen Canton Oct 1921

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Looking down to the little township where we camped on the hunting trip Feb 1920

Looking down to the little township where we camped on the h...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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Sweden
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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1923
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Chan Bay Beach. Amoy, about 100 yds from the Amoy Club on Kulangsu Island; Augt 1921

Chan Bay Beach. Amoy, about 100 yds from the Amoy Club on Ku...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Curved wooden coat hanger for child's clothing

Curved wooden coat hanger for child's clothing

Bridge Family collection no. 2
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Coat-hangers
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Eslee Bridge
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1920
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The Canal (actually a river) in front of the B.A.T. Mess Yunnanfu in flood Augt 1920

The Canal (actually a river) in front of the B.A.T. Mess Yun...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Photograph of a pagoda style structure

Photograph of a pagoda style structure

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Aboriginal breastplate for Geroone, Chief of Unanderra

Aboriginal breastplate for Geroone, Chief of Unanderra

Harry Ziegler collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Unanderra, New South Wales, Australia
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Harry Ziegler
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1962
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Mr Ottweill, Edmund Filippini, Tot? Mengel, Elizabeth Otterwill, A.G. Washbrook, Walter Otterwill

Mr Ottweill, Edmund Filippini, Tot? Mengel, Elizabeth Otterw...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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The highest peak on the range of hills west of and immediately behind Talifu Younnan Province, Dec 1918

The highest peak on the range of hills west of and immediate...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Safrany with Ginger and Bonsky

Safrany with Ginger and Bonsky

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Cylindrical wooden hand reel fitted with thick green cord and a fishing hook, used when fishing for Murray Cod

Cylindrical wooden hand reel fitted with thick green cord an...

Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing reels
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1920
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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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Sling

Sling

Papuan Official collection
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Slingshots
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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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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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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Black and white photograph of US swimmer John Weissmuller, 1921

Black and white photograph of US swimmer John Weissmuller, 1...

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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New York, United States of America
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Johnny Weissmuller
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1921
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Struggling through the mud in streets of Kalgan Augt 1914

Struggling through the mud in streets of Kalgan Augt 1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Duncan Thompson's rugby league cap

Duncan Thompson's rugby league cap

Ian Thompson collection
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Caps
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1922
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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Door locks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Breastplate 'Gallawang King of Delta, 1893

Breastplate 'Gallawang King of Delta, 1893

Delta Downs Station collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Delta Downs Station, Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Gallawang
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1893
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