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Draughts

Draughts

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Board games
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Holland
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1932
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Wooden platform on a metal frame

Wooden platform on a metal frame

Jim McMahon collection
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Stands
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Cartoon of Joh Bjelke Peterson characterised as an ice berg adjacent to a sinking ship named the 'Liberal Party'

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1983
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Oval shaped washing basket

Oval shaped washing basket

Noel Keith collection
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Baskets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Hazel Vertigan
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1958
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Clay pot by Thancoupie

Clay pot by Thancoupie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Pots
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Thancoupie
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1975
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Murphy's Law

Murphy's Law

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Silver aluminium dish used on top of kitchen scales

Silver aluminium dish used on top of kitchen scales

Bryan Matthews collection
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Dishes
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs June G. Matthews
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1953
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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

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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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Wooden platform on a metal frame

Wooden platform on a metal frame

Jim McMahon collection
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Stands
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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'Willy Wagtail and Hailstone Dreamings', painted by Pansy Napangarti, 1996

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Pansy Napangarti
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1981
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Metal box with three compartments containing betting tickets

Metal box with three compartments containing betting tickets

Jim McMahon collection
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Gambling equipment
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Brown leather-look vinyl briefcase used by Hon Peter Walsh while he was a senator for Western Australia

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Hon Peter Walsh collection
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Briefcases
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Peter A. Walsh
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1974
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Bookmaker's bag belonging to Jim McMahon

Bookmaker's bag belonging to Jim McMahon

Jim McMahon collection
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Gambling equipment
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Manytjimi Berries, a dot painting depicting three cross shapes

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula
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1975
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'JIM McMAHON, CANBERRA' bookmaker's yellow wooden sign

'JIM McMAHON, CANBERRA' bookmaker's yellow wooden sign

Jim McMahon collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Culinary Persinware kitchen scales

Culinary Persinware kitchen scales

Bryan Matthews collection
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Kitchen scales
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs June G. Matthews
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1953
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Betting board

Betting board

Jim McMahon collection
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Gambling equipment
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Metal scales with a cane basket, used by the Canberra Mothercraft Society to weigh babies

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Canberra Mothercraft Society collection
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Weighing instruments
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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J W Wedderburn & Sons
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1930
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Plate with image of Nobby's peninsula, Newcastle

Plate with image of Nobby's peninsula, Newcastle

Margaret Gibb collection
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Plates
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England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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First panel of the embroidery titled 'The Crimson Thread of Kinship', commemorating the centenary of Australian federation 1901-2001

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ACT Embroiderer's Guild collection
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Embroidered pictures
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Embroiderers' Guild ACT Inc
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2000
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Betting Board

Betting Board

Jim McMahon collection
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Gambling equipment
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Betting books

Betting books

Jim McMahon collection
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Business records
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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'EACH WAY' bookmaker's printed plastic sign

'EACH WAY' bookmaker's printed plastic sign

Jim McMahon collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Salad fork

Salad fork

Joyce Riley collection
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Salad forks
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Joyce Riley
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1900
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Tapestry of the Great Wall of China, given to Prime Minister Gough Whitlam in China, and subsequently hung in ALP Heaquarters at John Curtin House

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Great Wall of China Tapestry collection
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Tapestries
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Hon Edward G. Whitlam
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1973
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Instruction manual for a Sharp CS-761 electronic printing ca...

Superannuation Fund Investment Trust collection
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Manuals
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Superannuation Fund Investment Trust
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1976
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Bookmaker's wooden case

Bookmaker's wooden case

Jim McMahon collection
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Gambling equipment
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Aluminium pressure cooker made by the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation

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MC Glenn collection
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Pressure cookers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation Pty Ltd
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1945
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Bookmaker's wooden case

Bookmaker's wooden case

Jim McMahon collection
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Gambling equipment
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Revo R44 electric oven and stove top

J Hyeronimus collection
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Cooking equipment
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Staffordshire, England
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Revo Electric Co. Ltd.
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1937
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Wooden structure with woven synthetic straw

Wooden structure with woven synthetic straw

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Decorative weavings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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1983
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Betting Board

Betting Board

Jim McMahon collection
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Gambling equipment
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Souvenir square silk scarf printed with images of landmark Canberra buildings

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Janet Hughes collection
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Scarves
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Iris Millington
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1960
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Cupboard made from an old packing case

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Cupboards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1953
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Betting board

Betting board

Jim McMahon collection
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Gambling equipment
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Mahogany single bed with empire scroll sides from the Prime ...

Department of Administrative Services collection
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Beds
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
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1926
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Sugar Bag Dreaming by Dula Ngurruwuthun

Sugar Bag Dreaming by Dula Ngurruwuthun

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Dula Ngurruwuthun
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1983
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George IV extendable wooden dining table on pedestal from th...

Department of Administrative Services collection
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Dining tables
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
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1926
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Plate decorated with pre-Federation coat of arms

Plate decorated with pre-Federation coat of arms

Margaret Gibb collection
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Plates
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England
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Mr George Hodgson
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1885
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Letter from the Minister Assisting the Treasurer, Chris Hurf...

Austral Bronze collection
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Business letters
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Rt Hon Christopher 'Chris' J. Hurford
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1984
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Water Wells

Water Wells

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Margaret Miller
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1982
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Rickety blue wooden wheelbarrow

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 1
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Wheelbarrows
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Knock & Kirby
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1913
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Instruction and Recipe Book for pressure cooker made by the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation

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MC Glenn collection
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Operating manuals
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation Pty Ltd
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1945
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Propelling pencil

Propelling pencil

Jim McMahon collection
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Propelling pencils
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Pine corner cabinet from the Prime Minister's Lodge, Canberr...

Department of Administrative Services collection
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Corner cabinets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
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1770
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Bookmaker's wooden case

Bookmaker's wooden case

Jim McMahon collection
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Gambling equipment
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Governor-General's dispatch box with the initials of King George VI (GRVI) on its side, 1937-1952

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Susan Colquhoun collection no. 2
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Dispatch boxes
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Government House, Yarralumla, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Office of the Governor-General
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1937
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"EACH WAY" bookmaker's printed plastic sign

Jim McMahon collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Cardboard bookmarkers tickets

Cardboard bookmarkers tickets

Jim McMahon collection
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Tickets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Instruction manual for the National Class 31 series accounti...

Superannuation Fund Investment Trust collection
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Manuals
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Scotland
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National Cash Register Company
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1964
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White plastic case with clear plastic lid, contains five black wax crayon refills

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Jim McMahon collection
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Pencil cases
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Red fabric pencil case

Red fabric pencil case

Jim McMahon collection
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Pencil cases
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Pale green metal pram

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Prams
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Holland
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1948
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White plastic case with clear plastic lid, contains four red and one black wax crayon refills

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Jim McMahon collection
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Pencil cases
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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'Jim McMahon' bookmaker's sign

'Jim McMahon' bookmaker's sign

Jim McMahon collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Fawn NCR 32 accounting machine, serial number 710250

Superannuation Fund Investment Trust collection
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Accounting machines
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Scotland
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National Cash Register Company
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1964
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Betting Board

Betting Board

Jim McMahon collection
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Gambling equipment
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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White cotton margala bedspread

Dorothy Whittem collection
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Bedspreads
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Canada
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Mrs Susan J. Haslett
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1880
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Propelling pencil

Propelling pencil

Jim McMahon collection
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Propelling pencils
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Bookmaker's wooden case

Bookmaker's wooden case

Jim McMahon collection
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Gambling equipment
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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