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Link Trainer flight simulator, RAAF No. A13-34, used to train pilots at 10 EFTS, Temora, 1941-1945

Link Trainer flight simulator, RAAF No. A13-34, used to trai...

Department of Transport collection
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Flight simulators
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United States of America
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Link Aviation Devices Inc
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1941
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Rabbit skin rug

Rabbit skin rug

Thelma Jean Smith collection
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Coolamon, New South Wales, Australia
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Thelma Smith
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1940
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Water rat skin cape made from over 50 pelts

Water rat skin cape made from over 50 pelts

Hinchley Family collection
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Evening capes
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Schultz Tannery
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1940
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Large rectangular wooden wool-sorting table

Large rectangular wooden wool-sorting table

Richard and Carolyn Forster collection
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Tables
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New South Wales, Australia
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1880
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Ampol hand-operated kerosene pump used by Cecil Firth at his family grocery store in Coonamble, New South Wales

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Ron Bell collection
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Pumps
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Coonamble, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Cecil Firth
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1924
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Percival Proctor Mk 1 monoplane VH-FEP

Percival Proctor Mk 1 monoplane VH-FEP

Frederick Edmunds collection
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Aeroplanes
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Luton, Bedfordshire, England
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Percival Aircraft Company Limited
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1942
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ACME 'Invincible' clothes wringer

ACME 'Invincible' clothes wringer

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes wringers
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Glasgow, Scotland
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ACME Manufacturing Co
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1900
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Iron tricycle c.1900

Bothwell Museum collection
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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1900
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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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metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "COM, C...

Cregan Family collection
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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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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

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

Cregan Family collection
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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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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

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

Cregan Family collection
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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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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

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

Cregan Family collection
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Single bed sheet

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Bedspread

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Double Bedspread

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Carpet runner

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Make-do pine packing case cupboard

Make-do pine packing case cupboard

Lyn Cousins and Chris Tyrell collection
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Cupboards
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Towamba, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ernest Smith
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1897
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Pair of slippers made from wood, leather, cloth and gold thread, Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Megisti, Greece
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1922
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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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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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Megisti, Greece
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1922
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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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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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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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Crimson full-length tunic, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Tunics
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Megisti, Greece
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1922
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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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Willans & Robinson tandem compound twin-cylinder engine No 2347, sent to Western Australia in 1896

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Messrs FE, MW & SU Baldwin collection
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Twin cylinder engines
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Thames Ditton, Surrey, England
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Willans & Robinson Co
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1895
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PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

Graeme Rex and Jane Avril Niehus collection no. 1
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Paddle-steamers
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Beverley, Yorkshire, England
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Beverley Iron Coy Limited
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1877
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Green and gold hand-woven bedspread in tapestry weave, made ...

Olga and Aleksander Kukiel collection
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Belarus
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Mrs Zofi Kukiel
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1930
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Icon cover used in the home, made by Miss Vera Malachau at R...

Vera and Peter Sosnowski collection
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Religious objects
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Belarus
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Mrs Vera Sosnowski
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1927
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Icon cover used in the home, made by Miss Vera Malachau at R...

Vera and Peter Sosnowski collection
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1927
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Ammunition box used by Polish migrant Mr Lukas in Italy, England, Argentina and Australia, 1943-1988

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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 cotton margala bedspread

Dorothy Whittem collection
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Canada
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Mrs Susan J. Haslett
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1880
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Large fleece of superfine wool from the Macarthur merino flock, Camden Park, Sydney

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Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Wool specimens
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Camden Park, New South Wales, Australia
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John Macarthur
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1988
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Small fleece of superfine wool from Macarthur Merino Flock, ...

Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Wool specimens
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Camden Park, New South Wales, Australia
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John Macarthur
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1988
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Woollen fleece from the Macarthur Agricultural Institute, Camden Park, New South Wales

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Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Wool specimens
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Camden Park, New South Wales, Australia
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John Macarthur
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1988
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White curtain with a blue and gold logo in the centre and 'A...

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Curtains
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1988
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Butter container

Butter container

Anne Girard collection
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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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Pedal driven dentist's drill used by Lilija Kokle

Pedal driven dentist's drill used by Lilija Kokle

John Jankaus collection
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Dental equipment
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Ventspils, Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1924
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Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

John Jankaus collection
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Spittoons
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Ventspils, Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1924
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Electric dentist drill

John Jankaus collection
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Leipzig, Germany
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1944
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Menu for the Australian Women's Cricket Council Jubilee Dinner, 1935-85, Melbourne Cricket Ground, 30 January 1985

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Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Menus
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Women's Cricket Council
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1985
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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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Handmade wool-filled quilt

Handmade wool-filled quilt

Barbara Clark collection
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Quilts
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Aramac, Queensland, Australia
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Mrs Ada M. Allen
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1915
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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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Square white cotton table centre cloth made by Una May Roadknight at Orbost, Victoria, in 1906

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1906
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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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Bailliere's Nurses' Complete Medical Dictionary, 1938, used by Miss Lal McCay in Sydney and Western Victoria

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Penelope Nelson collection
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Dictionaries
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London, England
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Hitch & Marshall
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1938
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Three-panel mural of postage stamps, which depicts the flag-raising ceremony at Sydney Cove in 1788, Bicentenary of Australia, 1788-1988

Three-panel mural of postage stamps, which depicts the flag-...

Garnet Watkins collection
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Murals
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Bentley, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Alban Watkins
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1981
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Three-panel mural of postage stamps, which depicts the coat of arms of Australia, Bicentenary of Australia, 1788-1988

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Garnet Watkins collection
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Bentley, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Alban Watkins
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1981
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Three-panel mural of postage stamps, which depicts Sydney in 1988, Bicentenary of Australia, 1788-1988

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Garnet Watkins collection
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Bentley, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Alban Watkins
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1981
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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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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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Wooden case for microscope used for the scientific study of algae by phycologist Valerie May

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Valerie Jones collection
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Cases
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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Microscope eyepiece

Valerie Jones collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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Microscope eyepiece

Valerie Jones collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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Parachromatic lens case

Valerie Jones collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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Brass lens case

Valerie Jones collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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Monocular microscope used for the scientific study of algae by phycologist Valerie May

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Valerie Jones collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Thursday Island

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Australia
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1984
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