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1-2 inch micrometer

1-2 inch micrometer

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Micrometers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1937
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Players contract for the 1937 Australian Women's Cricket Tour to England and Holland

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Amy Hudson collection
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Contracts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Amy Hudson
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1937
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Two square black sateen cushions

Two square black sateen cushions

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cushions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Hand-turned wooden dish with incised pokerwork decoration, and red and green painted detail

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Polonez Song and Dance Ensemble collection
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Dishes
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Poland
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Polonez Song and Dance Ensemble
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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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Handwritten document in German

Handwritten document in German

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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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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A Polish soldier shares his rations with two little Dutch boys

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Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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Photographs
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Poland
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Hessian newspaper holder

Hessian newspaper holder

Deirdre Knight collection
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Holders
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Ardlethan, New South Wales, Australia
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1930
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Handwritten letter from Alice Summers to Elsie Deane, 26 March 1937

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Elsie Deane collection
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Letters
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South Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Alice Summers
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1937
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Lucian and Ethel Faithfull standing on the veranda of Bluestone Cottage, 1937

Lucian and Ethel Faithfull standing on the veranda of Bluest...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1937
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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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Allen key

Allen key

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Allen keys
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Wooden board from a packing case for exported frozen rabbits, used by Wilkinson & Maher, Yelarbon, QLD

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Bert Wright collection
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Food packaging
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Yelarbon, Queensland, Australia
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Wilkinson & Maher
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1926
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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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Printed document

Printed 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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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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Medicine jar

Medicine jar

Anne Girard collection
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Jars
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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ACI
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1934
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Clare, South Australia, Australia
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Clare Agricultural & Horticultural Society
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1937
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Bunch of keys from HM Prison Campbell St Hobart

Bunch of keys from HM Prison Campbell St Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Underwood No 5 Manual Typewriter

Underwood No 5 Manual Typewriter

Else Alsop collection
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Typewriters
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United States of America
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Underwood Typewriter Company
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1919
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Rotary burr

Rotary burr

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Pat Holmes, Margaret Peden and English players at a cricket ground. Pat is posing with Myrtle Maclagan

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Elsie Deane collection
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Photographs
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England, United Kingdom
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Pat Holmes
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1937
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Badge - 'Solidarity, Nie Czekaj Pomoz!'

Badge - 'Solidarity, Nie Czekaj Pomoz!'

Dr Frank Kunz collection
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Political badges
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Poland
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Australian Solidarity with Poland Fund
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Stationery with Solidarity letterhead

Stationery with Solidarity letterhead

Henryk Sikora collection
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Business stationery
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Poland
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Pin punch

Pin punch

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Punches
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Telegram

Telegram

EJ Tomaszewski collection
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Telegrams
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London, England
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Mr Edward J. Tomaszewski
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1940
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Butter container

Butter container

Anne Girard collection
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Butter containers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert Fowler Pottery Works
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1900
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Typed document titled 'OBWIESZCZENIE'

Typed document titled 'OBWIESZCZENIE'

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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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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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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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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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1937
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Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1934

Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1934

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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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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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

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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Minton 'Kings Service' china coffee cup and saucer bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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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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Program for match between Civil Service Women's Cricket Team and Australia Women's Cricket Team at Chiswick, England, on 15 July 1937

Program for match between Civil Service Women's Cricket Team...

Elsie Deane collection
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Programs
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London, England
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Civil Service Women's Cricket Association
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1937
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Frank Denk Sub Int B Christian Brothers Parade

Frank Denk Sub Int B Christian Brothers Parade

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Exercise books
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Franz Denk
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1935
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Wooden pack saddle consisting of an A-shaped timber frame with items attached by wire, chains and straps

Wooden pack saddle consisting of an A-shaped timber frame wi...

John Swain collection
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Saddles
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles Carter
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1933
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Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Leatherworking tools
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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Jodhpurs

Jodhpurs

Colledge Family collection
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Jodhpurs
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [second of a pair]

Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [second of a pair]

Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Unknown
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1935
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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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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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Shifting spanner

Shifting spanner

Phillip Porta collection
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Wrenches
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Adelong, New South Wales, Australia
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John H. Gillman
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1850
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Randwick Freemasons 1921-1971

Randwick Freemasons 1921-1971

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Commemorative badges
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Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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1921
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Handwritten document in blue-green pencil

Handwritten document in blue-green pencil

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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Technical drawing of a Percival Mew Gull E3H aircraft

Technical drawing of a Percival Mew Gull E3H aircraft

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Technical drawings
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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1934
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Souvenir plate - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir plate - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1788
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2-3 inch micrometer

2-3 inch micrometer

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Micrometers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Agricultural Bureau of South Australia Exhibition of Women's Handicrafts First Prize, 1937 awarded to Miss Huppatz

Agricultural Bureau of South Australia Exhibition of Women's...

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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South Australia, Australia
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Agricultural Bureau of South Australia
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1937
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Wooden case with drill bits

Wooden case with drill bits

George O Crawford collection
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Drill bits
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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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SS Jervis Bay ticket for Miss A Hudson 1937

SS Jervis Bay ticket for Miss A Hudson 1937

Amy Hudson collection
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Transport tickets
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England, United Kingdom
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Ms Amy Hudson
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1937
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Menu Card from the Brinkman Cafe, Haarlem, Holland, 1937

Menu Card from the Brinkman Cafe, Haarlem, Holland, 1937

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Menus
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The Netherlands
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Sue Summers
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1937
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Handwritten document in Polish or German

Handwritten document in Polish or German

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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Envelope addressed to Dolega-Checinski from Association of Polish Engineers...

Envelope addressed to Dolega-Checinski from Association of P...

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Envelopes
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Poland
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Firestick attributed to Lake Tyres, 1930s

Firestick attributed to Lake Tyres, 1930s

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Firesticks
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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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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