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Wooden cigar box that was packed with artefacts from the Kenniff Cave excavation in 1962 by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

Wooden cigar box that was packed with artefacts from the Ken...

D J Mulvaney collection
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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1960
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Les Robertson collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Les Robertson collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Box

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Les Robertson collection
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1920
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Landenberger Paper Equivalentor

Landenberger Paper Equivalentor

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Information tables
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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B J Ball Limited
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Ink bottle

Ink bottle

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1920
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Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Cardboard box containing caps and accessories

Cardboard box containing caps and accessories

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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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Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Dr Ian Hogbin
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Les Robertson collection
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Cardboard box of small metal rings.

Cardboard box of small metal rings.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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The Little Midshipman

The Little Midshipman

Muriel Kelly collection
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Cardboard box

Cardboard box

Fiona Reynolds collection
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Box for Dennisons Wax Set No 105

Box for Dennisons Wax Set No 105

Bridge Family collection no. 4
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Wooden box

Wooden box

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Gladstone bag with a leather body and handle

Gladstone bag with a leather body and handle

Les Robertson collection
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Tin box with illustration of three men

Tin box with illustration of three men

Muriel Kelly collection
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Box for The Lister Sheep-Shear used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
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R A Lister and Company Limited
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Furnace Shovel from the Government Printing Office

Furnace Shovel from the Government Printing Office

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Shovels
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Government Publishing Service
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Les Robertson collection
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Wooden box for weighing equipment

Wooden box for weighing equipment

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Small, black, handpainted, square cardboard trinket box by Verna Nichols

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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Verna Nichols collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Box for proof coin

Box for proof coin

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 1
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1988
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Small, purple, handpainted, oval cardboard trinket box by Verna Nichols

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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Verna Nichols collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Lacquer ware box

Lacquer ware box

Muriel Kelly collection
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Reg Rubie

Reg Rubie

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Photographic prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Government Publishing Service
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Les Robertson collection
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1920
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Screw press

Screw press

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Printing equipment
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Government Publishing Service
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Wooden circular inlay box with a lid.

Wooden circular inlay box with a lid.

Marta Sybaczynsky collection no. 2
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Ukraine
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Les Robertson collection
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1920
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Ludlow Manual of Instructions

Ludlow Manual of Instructions

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Government Publishing Service
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The Whiteley Medal 1989 for Best Book on Natural History of Australian Animals

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Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Government Publishing Service
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1989
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John Thompson

John Thompson

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Photographic prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Government Publishing Service
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Minute book of the Australasian Government Printers Association in a case

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Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Minute books
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Government Publishing Service
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1986
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Pinnacle Yeast Keep Cool

Pinnacle Yeast Keep Cool

ET Fealy collection
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Cardboard box with ADFA printing

Cardboard box with ADFA printing

ET Fealy collection
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Les Robertson collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1920
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Les Robertson collection
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1920
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Composing stick

Composing stick

Les Robertson collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Box for Rasier-Apparal-Zero

Box for Rasier-Apparal-Zero

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Brown piece of card folded in to form box shape

Brown piece of card folded in to form box shape

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 1
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Circular wooden inlay box with a lid

Circular wooden inlay box with a lid

Marta Sybaczynsky collection no. 2
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National Print award for Two and Three Colour Printing, 1991

National Print award for Two and Three Colour Printing, 1991

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Certificates
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Government Publishing Service
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1991
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Les Robertson collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1920
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Black case

Black case

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Registration of trademark

Registration of trademark

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Certificates
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Government Publishing Service
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Pictorial History Commonwealth Government Printing Canberra

Pictorial History Commonwealth Government Printing Canberra

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Photograph albums
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Government Publishing Service
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1988
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Wooden fruit box from Shepparton Preserving Company (SPC)

Wooden fruit box from Shepparton Preserving Company (SPC)

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 3
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Shepparton Preserving Company
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1951
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Les Robertson collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Les Robertson collection
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1920
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