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1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Victorian Centenary celebrations

1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Vict...

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Matchbox holders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reverend John Grosse
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1834
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Wooden scribe made from wood with a steel screw holding the pieces together

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George O Crawford collection
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Woodworking tools
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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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Rectangular nine carat gold-plated metal cigarette case engraved with 'SMITHY OLD SON WE MADE IT. CHARLES'

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Charles Kingsford-Smith collection
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Cigarette cases
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1920
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Glass plate negative - Natives prisoners, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905(?)

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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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1900
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October 1919. A terraced rice field near Wuting

October 1919. A terraced rice field near Wuting

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Man standing with his hand on the shoulder of a child in full school uniform

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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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Safrany (with Marquis) His niece, Mlle Liontitza (with Prince). In B.A.T garden Y'fu Mch 1920

Safrany (with Marquis) His niece, Mlle Liontitza (with Princ...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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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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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Brass kettle with lid

Brass kettle with lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 4
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Kettles
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Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy, King of Big River

Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy, King of Big River

Illawarra Historical Society collection
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Big River, Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Jemmy
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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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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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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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Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian Customs Service

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ER Skipper collection
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Embossing machines
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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P J King, General Engraver Die Sinker
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1901
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Saw-setting tool

Saw-setting tool

Phillip Porta collection
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Adelong, New South Wales, Australia
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John H. Gillman
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1850
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Brass cap

Brass cap

Geoff Gray collection
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Fire fighting equipment
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Tea tables in the open air. always largely patronized largely by coolies etc. Kalgan 14.3.1914

Tea tables in the open air. always largely patronized largel...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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View of the Governors grounds (on the hill) Yunnufu July 1920

View of the Governors grounds (on the hill) Yunnufu July 192...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Second Commonwealth Peace Loan, Workers 1920, for the Diggers

Second Commonwealth Peace Loan, Workers 1920, for the Digger...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Badges
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Document regarding Bong Bong Picnic Race Club, 1920 and 1921

Document regarding Bong Bong Picnic Race Club, 1920 and 1921

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Financial records
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New South Wales, Australia
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Bong Bong Picnic Race Club
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1920
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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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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Australian silver commemorative medallion in presentation box marking Australia's 150th Anniversary in1938, featuring the landing at Sydney Cove of Captain Arthur Phillip on January 26 1788.

Australian silver commemorative medallion in presentation bo...

Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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Leaflet titled 'The Monthly Magazine No.7 TARALGA, MARCH 1917 Gratis'

Leaflet titled 'The Monthly Magazine No.7 TARALGA, MARCH 191...

Reverend Canon HR Cavalier collection
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Leaflets
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Taralga, New South Wales, Australia
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Reverend F H. Stokes
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1917
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "AAA"

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Part view of a bridge built of stone at Anhar near Amoy

Part view of a bridge built of stone at Anhar near Amoy

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Carpenter's pincers, branded

Carpenter's pincers, branded "9"

John Docker collection
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Carpenters pincers
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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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Lamboanga - from the deck of the Nikko Marn at the Anchorage July 1918

Lamboanga - from the deck of the Nikko Marn at the Anchorage...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Foredeck of Hanmui on trip from Hankow to Honk Kong, 1921

Foredeck of Hanmui on trip from Hankow to Honk Kong, 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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Blue funnel liner S.S. Ascannis in Hong Kong harbour. 11Sept 1921

Blue funnel liner S.S. Ascannis in Hong Kong harbour. 11Sept...

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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Brown checked riding jacket

Brown checked riding jacket

Colledge Family collection
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Jackets
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Souvenir octagonal white bone china side plate with a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair

Souvenir octagonal white bone china side plate with a pictur...

Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Side plates
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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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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Leather flying cap

Leather flying cap

Parsons collection
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Aviation helmets
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Oil can with tapered spout

Oil can with tapered spout

John Docker collection
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Oil cans
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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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Victoria Industrial Society 1855 'Sample of Figs'

Victoria Industrial Society 1855 'Sample of Figs'

David Allen medals collection
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1855
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Australian cricketers in suits outside a Tudor style building

Australian cricketers in suits outside a Tudor style buildin...

Nanette Ward collection
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England, United Kingdom
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1921
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Despatching cigarettes from Younnanfu per ox-cart to be loaded onto ponies

Despatching cigarettes from Younnanfu per ox-cart to be load...

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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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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Sydney Harbour from Watson's Bay, 1855

Sydney Harbour from Watson's Bay, 1855

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1855
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Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps produced in Australia, 1950

Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps p...

Third Great Seal of New South Wales collection
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Postage stamps
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Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1950
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Tommy, King of Connai

Tommy, King of Connai

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1912 to 1934

Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1912 to 1934

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Minute books
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1912
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Clear moulded stem glass

Clear moulded stem glass

Andrew Reeves and Helen Parrott collection
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Champagne glasses
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United States of America
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The Libbey Glass Company
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1892
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Plaque to commemorate the Australian May Day Centenary 1891 - 1991, with display stand

Plaque to commemorate the Australian May Day Centenary 1891 ...

Union of Australian Women collection
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Plaques
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1891
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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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Western electrical voltmeter, model 45 no. 24360

Western electrical voltmeter, model 45 no. 24360

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Voltmeters
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Newark, New Jersey, United States of America
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Weston
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1921
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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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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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Colour lithograph showing a collage of Gumnut Babies by May Gibbs

Colour lithograph showing a collage of Gumnut Babies by May ...

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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Undated map showing irrigation areas along the Murray River from Morgan, South Australia to Hume Reservoir

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Mudgee Historical Society collection
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Murray River, , Australia
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Mr Henry H. Dare
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1919
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Guard, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Guard, 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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Camera lens

Camera lens

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Taylor Hobson Cooke
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Stone building, with a pagoda style roof,

Stone building, with a pagoda style roof,

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Scotland
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Mr George Ranken
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1821
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Camera tripod with telescopic legs

Camera tripod with telescopic legs

Harold Stevens collection
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Camera tripods
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Rochester, New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1911
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Teapot and carrying case

Teapot and carrying case

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Teapots
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Boomerang, made by Joe Timbery Snr (1912-1978), La Perouse, Sydney

Boomerang, made by Joe Timbery Snr (1912-1978), La Perouse, ...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joe Timbery Snr.
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1912
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Four badges from the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Show

Four badges from the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Show

Colledge Family collection
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Badges
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1920
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