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Uncirculated 1997 one dollar coin

Uncirculated 1997 one dollar coin

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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One dollar coins
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1997
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Saw-setting tool

Saw-setting tool

Phillip Porta collection
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Saw-setting tools
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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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Steel hand drill with a round wooden handle

Steel hand drill with a round wooden handle

George O Crawford collection
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Hand drills
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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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Naval dress sword and scabbard

Naval dress sword and scabbard

Phillip Parker King and Allan Cunningham collection
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Swords
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1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Victorian Centenary celebrations

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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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Metal rule

Metal 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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View of canal near B.A.T. Mess Yunnanfu

View of canal near B.A.T. Mess Yunnanfu

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

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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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Octagonal white bone china cup, featuring a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair, and a matching saucer

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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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Spool and paper tape associated with the SNOCOM computer

Spool and paper tape associated with the SNOCOM computer

Kevin Rosolen collection
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Computer components
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University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Kevin Rosolen
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1958
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Port Phillip Farmers Society 1857 'Dairy Cow'

Port Phillip Farmers Society 1857 'Dairy Cow'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1857
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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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The highest station on the Yunnanfu railway, 11.7.1917

The highest station on the Yunnanfu railway, 11.7.1917

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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Pair of brown leather elastic-sided ankle length riding boots

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Colledge Family collection
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Riding boots
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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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
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Aircraft components
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1930
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Toy cooking spoon

Toy cooking spoon

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Kitchen toys
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Mrs Eslee Bridge
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1920
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Christmas card (lion) from Ronnie McPhee to the McPhee family during World War I

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Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Christmas cards
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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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Trans-Australian Railway. Charlie

Trans-Australian Railway. Charlie

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Trans-Australian Railway
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1912
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Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Doris Nash collection
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Highchairs
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Iram Nash
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1875
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Bronco Strong Superfine Toilet Tissue

Bronco Strong Superfine Toilet Tissue

Margaret Maclurcan collection
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Toilet paper
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Andrew Jack, Dyson & Co
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1894
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Certificate

Certificate

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prize certificates
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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1885
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Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Cabinets
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London, England
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Cash & Sons
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1920
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Male figure house post

Male figure house post

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1914
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Double-sided poster titled 'Why we Must Win The War', illustrated by Norman Lindsay, 1918

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 6
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Political posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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1918
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Necklet

Necklet

Papuan Official collection
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Necklaces
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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Clear glass bottle in the form of a standing kangaroo holding a cricket bat

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Terence Lane collection
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Bottles
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Australia
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1910
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Brandy Uanda

Brandy Uanda

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Uanda Station, Queensland, Australia
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On the Beach at Manly, Sydney

On the Beach at Manly, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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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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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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Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Emanuel Family collection
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Maps
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lands & Surveys Department, Western Australia
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1901
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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

George O Crawford collection
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Mallets
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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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Gt. Collins St., looking West, from Russell St. Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1850
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Certificate

Certificate

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prize certificates
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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1885
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Boxed pocket microscope (Ross)

Boxed pocket microscope (Ross)

Phillip Parker King and Allan Cunningham collection
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Microscopes
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Birds Eye View of Wuchow Apl 1917 showing both West and Fu Rivers

Birds Eye View of Wuchow Apl 1917 showing both West and Fu R...

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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Stripping an Average Australian Wheat Crop

Stripping an Average Australian Wheat Crop

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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Muriel McPhee's hatbox

Muriel McPhee's hatbox

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Hatboxes
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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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A Mongol Obo - a heap of stones generally erected in hight points on the hills to frighten away evil spirits

A Mongol Obo - a heap of stones generally erected in hight p...

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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Florence Ethel (Bobbie) Faithfull wearing a sleeveless beaded evening dress, 1921

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1921
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Matrosen Division of the Kaiserliche Marine [Imperial German Navy], 23 March 1914

Matrosen Division of the Kaiserliche Marine [Imperial German...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
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Imperial German Navy
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1914
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Film pack adaptor

Film pack adaptor

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Photographic equipment
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New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1903
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Propeller-shaped brass clip

Propeller-shaped brass clip

Parsons collection
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Dress clips
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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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I will help until the war is won

I will help until the war is won

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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1914
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Shell armband featuring 15 variegated segments

Shell armband featuring 15 variegated segments

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Keyhole saw

Keyhole saw

George Henry Taylor collection
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Keyhole saws
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1915
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Headband

Headband

Papuan Official collection
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Headbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Waistbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Cartoon of the parallels between the coal industry of 1892 and the hospitality industry of 1992

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Warren Brown collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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Photographic postcard of troops from 1st Imperial Camel Brigade

Photographic postcard of troops from 1st Imperial Camel Brig...

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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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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Osmond Little Marvel washing machine

Osmond Little Marvel washing machine

EJ and NW Millett collection no. 1
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Washing machines
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Osmond
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1910
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Engraver made with macropod incisor

Engraver made with macropod incisor

Reverend FR Nitzschke collection
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Engraving tools
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1914
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Aboriginal breastplate for Tumberilagong, Chief of the Nuneree Tribe

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Card of Interlaken and Jungfrau, July 1914

Card of Interlaken and Jungfrau, July 1914

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cards
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Interlaken, Bern, Switzerland
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1914
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The same group - taken in the sunshine. Mch 1920

The same group - taken in the sunshine. Mch 1920

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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Dressing implements

Dressing implements

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Tools
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Cream and black bonnet with stiffened brim and trim of cream bobbin lace

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bonnets
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1850
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View of Sydney from the top of the People's Palace

View of Sydney from the top of the People's Palace

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Kodak Ltd
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1921
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