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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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T & M Sorby
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1920
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Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Lake Tyers, about 1920

Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Lake Tyers, about 1920

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1920
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Try square

Try square

George O Crawford collection
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Try squares
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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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Chisel

Chisel

George O Crawford collection
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Chisels
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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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We are One, We're  Australians

We are One, We're Australians

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1927
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Black and white photograph of Old Parliament House

Black and white photograph of Old Parliament House

Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Letter - Commandants' Office, Port Arthur, 6 February 1846

Letter - Commandants' Office, Port Arthur, 6 February 1846

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1846
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Black and white photograph of a military camp

Black and white photograph of a military camp

Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Marking gauge

Marking gauge

John Docker collection
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Marking gauges
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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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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

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Paul Watts collection
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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Steel horseshoe magnet

Steel horseshoe magnet

John Docker collection
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Magnets
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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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Spirit level

Spirit level

George O Crawford collection
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Spirit levels
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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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Wooden toy car

Wooden toy car

Suncoast Pioneer Village collection
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Toy motor cars
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Bli Bli, Queensland, Australia
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Suncoast Pioneer Village
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1920
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Adze used by Rolfe Bridle

Adze used by Rolfe Bridle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Adzes
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1900
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Two page newspaper article titled Sir Douglas Mawson, As I knew him, by John Close, 1919

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John Collinson Close collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1919
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Make-do pine packing case cupboard

Make-do pine packing case cupboard

Lyn Cousins and Chris Tyrell collection
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Cupboards
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Towamba, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ernest Smith
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1897
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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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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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Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps produced in Australia, 1950

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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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Ansonia Parisian parlour clock with an ornate wood and glass case

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Doris Grattan collection
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Shelf clocks
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New York, United States of America
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Ansonia Clock Company
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1879
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Film negative - Smithy at Mt. Davies camp, Tomkinson Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Shell pendant

Shell pendant

Ursula McConnel collection
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Pendants
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Gould League of Bird Lovers, New South Wales, membership certificate to Bill Sutton

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Membership certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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F B. Rodriguez
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1940
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Black and white photograph showing the overflow of the Cotter Dam in Canberra

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Short History of Women's Cricket in Australia to 1939 With Particular Reference to Victoria

Short History of Women's Cricket in Australia to 1939 With P...

Ruth Preddey collection
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Manuscripts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms June Cole
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1975
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Woodchipping in Australia

Woodchipping in Australia

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1996
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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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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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White pull horse

White pull horse

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Pull-along 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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Jungle Gym presented to Ainslie Primary School by Prime Minister James Scullin in 1930

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Ainslie Primary School collection no. 1
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Recreational equipment
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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Jungle Gym Inc
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1923
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Cartoon titled 'Going the Dates of Other Players'.

Cartoon titled 'Going the Dates of Other Players'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwell
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2001
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Cartoon of Paul Keating sitting upside down at the top of the page pointing to an 'ECONOMY' graph

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John Shakespeare collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr John Shakespeare
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1987
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Entrance to Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Entrance to 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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Howard sets the states to rights

Howard sets the states to rights

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1996
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Gunn and Moore cricket bat

Gunn and Moore cricket bat

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Cricket bats
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England
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Gunn and Moore Ltd
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1925
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Newspaper article by John Close, titled Captain John King Davis, 1929

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John Collinson Close collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1929
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Railway pendulum wall clock

Railway pendulum wall clock

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wall clocks
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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J M Wendt, Adelaide and Mount Gambier
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1887
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Hand saw

Hand saw

George O Crawford collection
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Saws
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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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Keep my seat warm

Keep my seat warm

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1997
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Cartoon titled 'No Need To Panic'.

Cartoon titled 'No Need To Panic'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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2001
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That'll Be the Phone : Telstra in the Bush

That'll Be the Phone : Telstra in the Bush

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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Pull toy elephant by Bing Werke or Gebrüder Bing

Pull toy elephant by Bing Werke or Gebrüder Bing

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Pull-along 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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One of 18 action photographs of the women's cricket match, Sydney University Oval, 1st February 1958

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Ruth Preddey collection
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Photographs
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University of Sydney Cricket Ground, University of Sydney, Sydney, ...
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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1958
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Shotgun Marriage

Shotgun Marriage

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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Pearl brooch 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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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Glass plate negative - Expedition caravan crossing sandy desert, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Sago scraper

Sago scraper

Papuan Official collection
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Scrapers
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Paved area leading to cells 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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Carpenter's boxwood folding rule

Carpenter's boxwood folding rule

John Docker collection
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Folding rules
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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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To Commemorate the opening of the Federal Parliament House Canberra, May 1927

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Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative mugs
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England
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Aynsley and Sons
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1926
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

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

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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Convict-made brick with an 'O' stamped in the centre of one face

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David Westcott collection no. 4
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Convict bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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John Onus
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1833
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White glazed kangaroo and lily shape vase

White glazed kangaroo and lily shape vase

Terence Lane collection
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Vases
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert Fowler Pottery Works
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1920
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Black velvet horse riding helmet

Black velvet horse riding helmet

Colledge Family collection
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Sports safety helmets
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England
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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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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Glass plate negative - two men with cuts of meat hanging from roof of dwelling, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905 or 1911

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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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1905
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Meanwhile, in 2050...

Meanwhile, in 2050...

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1999
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And the Culprit is... Sydney

And the Culprit is... Sydney

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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Minton 'Kings Service' china fruit plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Fruit plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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