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Les Robertson collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Wooden scribe made from wood with a steel screw holding the pieces together

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George O Crawford collection
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Woodworking tools
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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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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek east, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Booklet titled 'Episodes - A Glimpse of Australia-Japan Relations 1859-1979'

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Thompson Family collection
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Booklets
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Japan
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1859
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Shell money
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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1923
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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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Rectangular nine carat gold-plated metal cigarette case engraved with 'SMITHY OLD SON WE MADE IT. CHARLES'

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Charles Kingsford-Smith collection
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Cigarette cases
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Sir Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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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 "JEC"

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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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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Our Puppies. B.A.T. mess Apl 1914

Our Puppies. B.A.T. mess Apl 1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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A pagoda Yammanfu

A pagoda Yammanfu

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Souvenir octagonal white bone china side plate with a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair

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Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Side plates
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Octagonal white bone china cup, featuring a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair, and a matching saucer

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Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Cups and saucers
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Crown Hotel Gardens, Lyndhurst, New Forest, 2 May 1923

Crown Hotel Gardens, Lyndhurst, New Forest, 2 May 1923

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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England, United Kingdom
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1923
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A camellia tree in full bloom at Her Lung Tan Yunnanfu Jan 1920

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Baby's bib

Baby's bib

Patricia Kennedy collection no. 2
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Baby bibs
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England
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Mrs Grace H. Kennedy
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1918
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Hately wheat collection

Hately wheat collection

Horse Era Museum collection no. 2
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Grains
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1886
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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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Autograph book signed and dated by E.R. Mayne, and containing the autographs of the teams which Australia played against on two tours, 1912 and 1913 to England, Canada, USA & Bermuda

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Nanette Ward collection
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Autograph books
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1912
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Magazine clipping from Needle-Art magazine 1923

Magazine clipping from Needle-Art magazine 1923

Muriel Kelly collection
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Magazine clippings
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United States of America
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1923
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Cartoon of the parallels between the coal industry of 1892 and the hospitality industry of 1992

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Warren Brown collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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A bad picture of the town of Kochin in the famous tin centre, Yunnan province, Summer 1919

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Australian swimmers Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie with British swimmer Jennie Fletcher

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Australia
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Miss Sarah Frances 'Fanny' Durack
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1910
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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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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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Spirit level

Spirit level

George O Crawford collection
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Spirit levels
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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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Mask

Mask

Papuan Official collection
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Masks
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr E M. Bastard
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1923
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Gladstone bag with a leather body and handle

Gladstone bag with a leather body and handle

Les Robertson collection
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Luggage
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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In the grounds attached to the lake inside of Younnufu City. July 1920

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Octagonal white bone china cup, featuring a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair, and a matching saucer

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Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Cups and saucers
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Bridge at the head of the gorge on the Hokow [?] section of Yunnan railway - 10.7.1917

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Book titled 'Wedding Dress 1740-1970' written by Madelaine Ginsburg

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Margot Child collection
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Books
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London, England
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Victoria and Albert Museum
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1740
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Glass plate negative - His excellency Sir Tom Bridges, Governor of South Australia, planting a tree at Arltunga, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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Photographic glass plate holder

Photographic glass plate holder

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Photographic plate holders
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New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1904
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Fastening pin for latch on chronometer

Fastening pin for latch on chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass issued to the Hon King O'Malley

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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1912
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

Papuan Official collection
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Fish traps
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Photograph of a woman and a baby on a wooden boat

Photograph of a woman and a baby on a wooden boat

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Composing rule

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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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Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Paved area leading to cells 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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Burnt shops Kalgan looting 24-6-1914

Burnt shops Kalgan looting 24-6-1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Black and white photograph of Randwick District Rugby Union Football Club, 1st Grade, 1923

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Randwick Rugby Union Football Club
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1923
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Labour Selected and Endorsed Candidate.  Vote 1 J.T. Lang

Labour Selected and Endorsed Candidate. Vote 1 J.T. Lang

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 12
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Political badges
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New South Wales, Australia
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Hon John (Jack) T. Lang
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1920
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Chivers family album, 1920s

Chivers family album, 1920s

Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Photograph albums
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1920
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Safrany (with Marquis) His niece, Mlle Liontitza (with Prince). In B.A.T garden Y'fu Mch 1920

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Saw-setting tool

Saw-setting tool

John Docker collection
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Saw-setting tools
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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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Sepia toned photograph of a young man wearing a bow tie with a flower in his lapel

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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A River gun boat anchored off Shameen - Canton. Oct 1921

A River gun boat anchored off Shameen - Canton. Oct 1921

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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White cotton pillowcase

White cotton pillowcase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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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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Women in swimsuits standing at the water's edge

Women in swimsuits standing at the water's edge

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Italy
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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Composing rule

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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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Photograph of a view of a pagoda with a two tiered roof, with stairs in the front centre and a brick wall at the front

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Skew back hand saw

Skew back hand saw

John Docker collection
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Saws
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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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Natives carrying parrots from Western Szechuan province for sale en route with final destination at Yunnanfu, Younnan province, Nov 1917

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Cylindrical wooden hand reel fitted with thick green cord and a fishing hook, used when fishing for Murray Cod

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Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing reels
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1920
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People watching carriages being carried through the streets by men with poles

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Ladies dyed pink satin left tango shoe, with a clear cut bead at the centre top

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dancing shoes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Callaghan Shoe Company
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1920
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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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Chinese Grave on Hillside. Winchow May 1917

Chinese Grave on Hillside. Winchow May 1917

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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