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Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup bearing the Commonwealth...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Teacups
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Reddish-coloured club with koala motif on both sides of head, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Clubs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1930
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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Solidarity

Solidarity

Henryk Sikora collection
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Political badges
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Poland
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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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Afghan camel drivers in the Mallee

Afghan camel drivers in the Mallee

Joyce Knife collection
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Photographic prints
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Underbool, Victoria, Australia
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Mr J A. Knife
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1930
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Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, made in Orbost, Victoria, in the late 1800s

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Helena E. Roadknight
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1870
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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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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Sans Souci wins title by stonewalling

Sans Souci wins title by stonewalling

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Table model kerosene lamp

Table model kerosene lamp

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kerosene lamps
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Page two of two-page typed document

Page two of two-page typed document

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1945
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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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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Booklet titled 'Worker's Compensation Act 1926-1954'

Booklet titled 'Worker's Compensation Act 1926-1954'

ET Fealy collection
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Booklets
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1926
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Matson Line Oceanic Line match book

Matson Line Oceanic Line match book

Terence Lane collection
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Matchboxes
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California, United States of America
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Matson Navigation Company
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1926
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Vacola jar

Vacola jar

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving jars
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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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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Shovel

Shovel

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Shovels
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Savage Co Ltd
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1930
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Tin toy truck

Tin toy truck

Suncoast Pioneer Village collection
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Toy trucks
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Bli Bli, Queensland, Australia
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Suncoast Pioneer Village
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1920
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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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Handwritten document in faded blue pencil

Handwritten document in faded blue pencil

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Digging sticks
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1925
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Typed document with heading 'Odipis'

Typed document with heading 'Odipis'

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1946
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Paper bag for

Paper bag for "Pick Up Sticks" game

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Toy packaging
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Austria
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Olav Schappacher
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1930
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Document with pencilled writing

Document with pencilled writing

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1945
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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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Pair of small square linen doilies handmade using a machine from a scrap of linen

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Riding crop

Riding crop

Colledge Family collection
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Riding whips
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian Customs Service

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ER Skipper collection
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Embossing machines
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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P J King, General Engraver Die Sinker
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1901
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Bolster cover in white twill cotton

Bolster cover in white twill cotton

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bolsters
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1930
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Purple stencilled typewritten document in German

Purple stencilled typewritten document in German

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1947
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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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Album containing 27 photographs of significant sites around Canberra, from the 1930's

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Betty Hall collection
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Photograph albums
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Commonwealth Government Printers
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1930
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Proclamation of British sovereignty over King George V Land (Antarctica), signed by Sir Douglas Mawson, 1931

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Sir Douglas Mawson collection
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Documents
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Antarctica
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Sir Douglas Mawson
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1931
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Timber handle for a hand saw

Timber handle for a hand saw

John Docker collection
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Tool handles
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Philadelphia, United States of America
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Henry Disston & Sons
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1920
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1897
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Three sticks from Pick-Up-Sticks game

Three sticks from Pick-Up-Sticks game

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Games
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Austria
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Olav Schappacher
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1930
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Boot hook

Boot hook

Colledge Family collection
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Boot hooks
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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English and NSW women cricketers having afternoon tea at the SCG

English and NSW women cricketers having afternoon tea at the...

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Rectangular brown leather suitcase

Rectangular brown leather suitcase

Colledge Family collection
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Suitcases
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia prize certificate for quilt and a photocopied page

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Nettie McColive collection
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Documents
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1932
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Typed purple stencilled document

Typed purple stencilled document

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1947
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Handwritten document, in blue ink, dated '8.I.46'

Handwritten document, in blue ink, dated '8.I.46'

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1946
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Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering "WYOMI...

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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Double storey dolls house

Double storey dolls house

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Dolls houses
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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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Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 1, 1930

Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 1, 1930

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Scrapbooks
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Saxony, England
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Durrants, London
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1930
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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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Letter and envelope from Kathleen Howell - Italy

Letter and envelope from Kathleen Howell - Italy

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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1932
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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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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Charles Ulm's leather attache case with an attached shipping label

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Ellen Rogers collection
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Cases
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Mr Charles T. Ulm
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1928
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Woven reed basket

Woven reed basket

Ursula McConnel collection
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Baskets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Bundle of press cuttings and historical documents relating the history of J B Young Holdings Ltd

Bundle of press cuttings and historical documents relating t...

J B Young Ltd collection
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Scrapbooks
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J B Young Holdings Ltd
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1914
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Club

Club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Clubs
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Solidarity

Solidarity

Henryk Sikora collection
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Political badges
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Poland
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Water Ledger, S R & W S Commission, Tongala, Koyuga & Kyabram Parishes, 1926-1938

Water Ledger, S R & W S Commission, Tongala, Koyuga & Kyabra...

Irrigation (Tatura) - Goulburn Murray Water collection
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Administrative records
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Tongala, Victoria, Australia
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State Rivers and Water Supply Commission
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1926
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Wooden cell door, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Wooden cell door, 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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Sawfish club

Sawfish club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Clubs
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Questionnaire

Questionnaire

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Administrative records
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Poland
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Peasant's land-bank, 5% State certificate of 100 roubles

Peasant's land-bank, 5% State certificate of 100 roubles

Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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