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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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Warden at opened trap door for the gallows Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

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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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Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass issued to the Hon King O'Malley

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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1912
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Child's drawing by Beverley Nabananaka Marshall

Child's drawing by Beverley Nabananaka Marshall

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Beverley Nabanangka Marshall
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Souvenir coffee cup - for the cancelled royal visit to Australia, 1949

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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King George VI
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1949
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Pair of knee-length black leather riding boots

Pair of knee-length black leather riding boots

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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White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup bowls
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Child's drawing ? Maryvale by Margaret Campbell, Alice Springs NT

Child's drawing ? Maryvale by Margaret Campbell, Alice Sprin...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret Campbell
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Yellow, blue and red beanie-shaped hat, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Hats
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Child's walking trainer

Child's walking trainer

Ruth Lynch collection
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Walking aids
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United States of America
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1932
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Did They Beat The Drum Slowly As They Lowered You Down? by Ellen Jose

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Ellen Jose collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Ellen Jose
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1992
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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing lures
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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Table cloth and four serviettes, made from Irish linen and featuring embroidered playing card motifs

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1928
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Centre drill

Centre drill

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Drill bits
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Untitled drawing

Untitled drawing

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Drawings
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Victory Downs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Timmy Morton
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1998
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Annie Johnson
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Child's drawing - 'Amoonguna' by Linda Clyne, Yirara College, Alice Springs NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yirara College, Alice Springs, NT, Australia
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Linda Clyne
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Metal and wood carpenter's brace

Metal and wood carpenter's brace

George and Mary Weir collection
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Woodworking braces
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Sheffield, England
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J A Chapman Ltd
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1949
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Ink bottle

Ink bottle

Les Robertson collection
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Ink bottles
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Child's drawing by Ned Wilson

Child's drawing by Ned Wilson

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ned Wilson
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Souvenir printed china bowl of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth's Royal Tour 1949

Souvenir printed china bowl of King George VI and Queen Eliz...

Margaret O'Callaghan collection
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Bowls
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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King George VI
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1949
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Child's drawing ? Coniston by Mary Joseph, Areyonga NT

Child's drawing ? Coniston by Mary Joseph, Areyonga NT

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Joseph
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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirara College
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Hot water bottle

Hot water bottle

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Hot water bottles
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1949
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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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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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Child's drawing - 'My Land' by unknown artist, Yirara College, Alice Springs NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirara College
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Jack plane

Jack plane

John Docker collection
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Sheffield, England
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Child's drawing - 'When the first white man came' by Harold Webb, Yirara College, Alice Springs NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Harold Webb
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Pendant made from 18 kangaroo incisor teeth

Pendant made from 18 kangaroo incisor teeth

Keith Goddard collection
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Pendants
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East Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Craytex rod, polishing stone

Craytex rod, polishing stone

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Abrasives
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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Kodak Six-20 Folding Brownie camera

Kodak Six-20 Folding Brownie camera

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cameras
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Great Britain
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1948
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Timber tool box

Timber tool box

John Docker collection
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Tool boxes
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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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Elongate oval red pigmented wooden shield '[Old Man Dreaming]', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1972

Elongate oval red pigmented wooden shield '[Old Man Dreaming...

Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Shields
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1972
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Handmade oval linen table centre with a coarse white crocheted pilot edge

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Electric radiator

Electric radiator

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Electric radiators
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Silver cigar box and cigar box case presented to Sir Robert Gordon Menzies by the Citizens of Melbourne in appreciation of his leadership...

Silver cigar box and cigar box case presented to Sir Robert ...

RG Menzies collection
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Cigar boxes
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Thai Nakon
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1966
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Wooden container, painted on both sides with red ochre by Daisy Leura Nakamara, 1980

Wooden container, painted on both sides with red ochre by Da...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Containers
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Daisy L. Nakamara
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1980
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Child's drawing - Australia before the Aborigines came by Nelson Peters age 15yrs

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nelson Peters
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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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Boxes
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Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
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R A Lister and Company Limited
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1910
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Untitled drawing

Untitled drawing

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Drawings
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Nutwood Downs, Northern Territory, Australia
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William Dunbar
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1998
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Shield

Shield

Odette O'Neill collection
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Shields
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Child's drawing ? Storm (country). Amoonguna.

Child's drawing ? Storm (country). Amoonguna.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maxie J. Davis
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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International Refugee Organisation identity card

International Refugee Organisation identity card

L Bucelis collection
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Identity cards
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Lithuania
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International Refugee Organisation
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1949
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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Ammunition box used by Polish migrant Mr Lukas in Italy, England, Argentina and Australia, 1943-1988

Ammunition box used by Polish migrant Mr Lukas in Italy, Eng...

Stanislaw Lukas collection
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Storage boxes
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Italy
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Mr Stanislaw '. Lukas
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1943
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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HM...

Margaret Gibb collection
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Commemorative cups
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England
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Samuel Radford Ltd
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1914
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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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

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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1949
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Book titled 'Wedding Dress 1740-1970' written by Madelaine Ginsburg

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Margot Child collection
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Books
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London, England
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Victoria and Albert Museum
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1740
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Panel of poplin fabric featuring a 'Jacobean' bird

Panel of poplin fabric featuring a 'Jacobean' bird

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Embroidered panels
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1932
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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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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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Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Claremont, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Cadburys
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1920
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter Jako
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