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Boomerang

Boomerang

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Pokerwork kangaroo

Pokerwork kangaroo

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Spearthrowers
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Shield

Shield

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Shields
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Pokerwork snake

Pokerwork snake

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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South Australia, Australia
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Great Northern Juvenile Athletic and Schools Exhibition Association
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1934
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Spear

Spear

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Spears
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Spear

Spear

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Spears
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Pokerwork goanna

Pokerwork goanna

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Spearthrowers
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Straight back wooden chair with a dark blue leather padded seat and back rest attached to the frame

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Billy Hughes Office Furniture collection
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Chairs
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South Australia, Australia
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A. Pengelley & Co.
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1927
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Panel of poplin fabric featuring a 'Jacobean' bird

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Embroidered panels
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1932
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Tablecloth and four serviettes

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1930
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Round rose table centre, embroidered in various shades of pi...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Semco Company
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1928
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Knitted tea-cosy with design of two poppies

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Tea-cosies
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1928
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Gum bar back chair

Gum bar back chair

Toby and Juliana Hooper collection
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Chairs
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South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1840
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Swivel chair with dark blue leather padding attached to the wooden frame on the back rest and the seat

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Billy Hughes Office Furniture collection
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Office chairs
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South Australia, Australia
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A. Pengelley & Co.
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1927
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Large wooden bookcase

Large wooden bookcase

Billy Hughes Office Furniture collection
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Bookcases
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South Australia, Australia
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A. Pengelley & Co.
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1927
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Wooden roll top desk used by Billy Hughes

Wooden roll top desk used by Billy Hughes

Billy Hughes Office Furniture collection
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Desks
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South Australia, Australia
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A. Pengelley & Co.
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1927
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Commonwealth Railways oval cast metal plaque

Commonwealth Railways oval cast metal plaque

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Coats of arms
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South Australia, Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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1912
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Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Lamps
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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The Pyle-National Company
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1924
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Straight back wooden chair with a dark blue leather padded seat attached to the frame

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Billy Hughes Office Furniture collection
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Chairs
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South Australia, Australia
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A. Pengelley & Co.
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1927
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Hooked boomerang attributed to South Australia, 1930's by collector

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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South Australia, Australia
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1930
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Tapestry evening bag

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Evening bags
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1928
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Wardrobe manufactured by A Pengelley and Co.

Wardrobe manufactured by A Pengelley and Co.

Billy Hughes Office Furniture collection
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Wardrobes
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South Australia, Australia
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A. Pengelley & Co.
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1927
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Large wooden sideboard, symmetrical in design, with a top and bottom section

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Billy Hughes Office Furniture collection
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Sideboards
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South Australia, Australia
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A. Pengelley & Co.
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1927
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