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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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Nomad brand 'walking' lawn sprinkler

Nomad brand 'walking' lawn sprinkler

David and Margaret Ride collection
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Sprinklers
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Western Australia, Australia
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Dr David Ride
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1959
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Black cast iron camp oven with lid

Black cast iron camp oven with lid

EJ and NW Millett collection no. 1
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Camp ovens
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Replica of an 1853 cast iron doorstop depicting a kangaroo standing on a rocky mound, 1970s

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Terence Lane collection
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Doorstops
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Archibald Kenrick & Sons
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1853
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American commercial cast iron tobacco cutter for chopping plug tobacco

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Suncoast Pioneer Village collection
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Tobacco cutters
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Philadelphia, United States of America
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American Machine Co
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1900
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Novelty doorstop or paperweight caricature of former Australian prime minister Sir George Houstoun Reid

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JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 3
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Doorstops
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sir George H. Reid
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1917
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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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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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'Mrs Potts' laundry iron

'Mrs Potts' laundry iron

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Laundry irons
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United States of America
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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ENTERPRISE Brand cast iron tobacco cutter

ENTERPRISE Brand cast iron tobacco cutter

Bothwell Museum collection
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Tobacco cutters
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Philadelphia, United States of America
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Enterprise Manufacturing Co
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1900
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Cast iron frying pan

Cast iron frying pan

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Frying pans
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Single-furrow horse-drawn plough used by experimental wheat breeder William Farrer

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Barbara Tong collection
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Ploughs
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Lambrigg Station, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1880
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Commercial cast iron tobacco cutter for chopping plug tobacco

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Suncoast Pioneer Village collection
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Tobacco cutters
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Bli Bli, Queensland, Australia
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Suncoast Pioneer Village
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1850
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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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Try pot

Try pot

South-eastern Australia whaling collection
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Whaling equipment
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Cast iron kettle with lid

Cast iron kettle with lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 4
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Kettles
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New South Wales Postal Service cylindrical red cast iron post box

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Triggs & Marr, Sydney
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1870
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Wolseley portable shearing plant

Wolseley portable shearing plant

Delma Keogh collection
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Shearing equipment
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England
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The Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Company
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1925
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Cast iron kettle

Cast iron kettle

Bothwell Museum collection
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Kettles
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England, United Kingdom
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Archibald Kenrick & Sons
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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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Cast iron mortar and pestle

Cast iron mortar and pestle

EJ and NW Millett collection no. 1
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Mortars and pestles
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Saucepan and lid

Saucepan and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Saucepans
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West Bromwich, West Midlands, England
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Archibald Kenrick & Sons
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1900
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Twelve pint cast iron saucepan with tin plated lid

Twelve pint cast iron saucepan with tin plated lid

Bothwell Museum collection
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Saucepans
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England, United Kingdom
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Archibald Kenrick & Sons
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Metal peg - prison cell fixture

Metal peg - prison cell fixture

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Building materials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Cast iron maker's plate - Marshall, Sons & Co.

Kingsley R Southwell collection
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Plaques
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Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England
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Marshall, Sons & Co. Limited
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1870
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Bow McLachlan Beam Engine No 960, used at the North Eton Sug...

Messrs FE, MW & SU Baldwin collection
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Steam engines
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Paisley, Scotland
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Bow McLachlan & Co
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1884
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Cast iron maker's plate - Marshall, Sons & Co.

Kingsley R Southwell collection
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Plaques
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Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England
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Marshall, Sons & Co. Limited
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1870
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"WHITE" branded black metal treadle sewing machine that fold...

Joyce Riley collection
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Sewing machines
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Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
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The White Sewing Machine Company
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1900
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Cast iron maker's plate - Marshall, Sons & Co.

Kingsley R Southwell collection
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Plaques
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Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England
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Marshall, Sons & Co. Limited
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1870
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Ransomes, Sims and Jefferies 4 NHP portable steam engine, Serial No 18053

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Horse Era Museum collection no. 2
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Portable engines
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Ipswich, Suffolk, England
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Ransomes, Sims and Jefferies, Agricultural Engineers
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1900
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Galvanised tin bathtub with cast iron legs

Galvanised tin bathtub with cast iron legs

EJ and NW Millett collection no. 1
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Bathtubs
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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John Hollway & Sons
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1920
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Cast iron camp oven

Cast iron camp oven

EJ and NW Millett collection no. 1
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Camp ovens
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Cast iron camp oven lid

EJ and NW Millett collection no. 1
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Camp ovens
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Toy metal bath tub

Toy metal bath tub

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Household toys
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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W. & T. Avery large black, cast iron balance with a weight support and seven weights

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Julie and Antoine Bos collection
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Balances
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Toy metal watering can

Toy metal watering can

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Household toys
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Cast iron stove

Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Stoves
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The Lodge, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Horse hitching post presented to William Forrester, and secu...

Horseracing and Trotting Memorabilia collection
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Horse accessories
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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John Wren
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1898
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Cast iron hallstand bracket that depicts kangaroos, made by McEwan & Co, 1886

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Terence Lane collection
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Brackets
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Australia
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James McEwan & Co
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1886
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Cork softener

Cork softener

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Health and medical equipment
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1930
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Cast iron mortar

EJ and NW Millett collection no. 1
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Grinding tools
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WHITE brand black metal treadle sewing machine that folds into a wooden table-cabinet

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Joyce Riley collection
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Sewing machines
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Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
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The White Sewing Machine Company
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1900
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Camp oven

EJ and NW Millett collection no. 1
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Camp ovens
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Pair of horse hitching posts

Horseracing and Trotting Memorabilia collection
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Horse accessories
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John Wren
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Homemade pestle

EJ and NW Millett collection no. 1
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Kitchen equipment
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Cast iron maker's plate - Marshall, Sons & Co.

Kingsley R Southwell collection
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Plaques
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Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England
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Marshall, Sons & Co. Limited
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1870
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Large black balance manufactured from cast iron

Large black balance manufactured from cast iron

Julie and Antoine Bos collection
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Balances
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Toy metal jug

Toy metal jug

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Household toys
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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