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Builder's spirit level

Builder's spirit level

Reginald Alder collection no. 2
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Spirit levels
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Reginald F. Adler
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1945
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Broadmouth metal shovel with a D-shaped wooden handle

Broadmouth metal shovel with a D-shaped wooden handle

Reginald Alder collection no. 2
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Shovels
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Epping, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Reginald F. Adler
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1940
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Link Trainer flight simulator, RAAF No. A13-34, used to train pilots at 10 EFTS, Temora, 1941-1945

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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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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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Billboard advertising poster for the FJ Holden Sedan 'The Beautiful Holden, Australia's Own Car'

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Robin Hart and Leo Duffy collection
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Billboards
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GM Holden Ltd
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1953
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Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Cadburys
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1920
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Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Claremont, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Cadburys
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1920
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Faulding's Essence of Coffee and Chicory

Faulding's Essence of Coffee and Chicory

Bothwell Museum collection
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Coffee containers
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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F H Faulding & Co Ltd
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1940
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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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Cardboard Henderson hat box

Cardboard Henderson hat box

Bothwell Museum collection
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Hatboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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RC Henderson
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1950
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Iron tricycle c.1900

Bothwell Museum collection
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Tricycles
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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1900
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Don't forget Lux for all fine washing!

Bothwell Museum collection
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Advertising signs
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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1940
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1954
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Spearheads
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1954
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Spearheads
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1954
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Spearheads
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1954
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Spear

Spear

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Spears
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1954
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Shield

Shield

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Shields
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1954
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Shield

Shield

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Shields
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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1954
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Pigmented stone hatchet

Pigmented stone hatchet

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Hatchets
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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1954
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Boab nuts incised with a pattern of interlocking designs and regional flora

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Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Nut carvings
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1954
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Boab nut incised with reptiles, birds and foliage

Boab nut incised with reptiles, birds and foliage

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Nut carvings
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1954
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Boab nut with incised and coloured patterns of interlocking key designs

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Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Nut carvings
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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1954
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Boab nut pigmented and incised with animals and Ancestor figure

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Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Nut carvings
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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1954
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Resin sample

Resin sample

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Samples
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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1954
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Resin sample

Resin sample

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Samples
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1954
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Resin sample

Resin sample

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1954
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Spearthrowers
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Lajamanu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1953
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Spearthrowers
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Lajamanu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1953
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Shield

Shield

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Shields
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Lajamanu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1953
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Digging sticks
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Lajamanu, Northern Territory, Australia
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1953
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Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1910
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Metal globe of the world studded with stones marking the flight paths of the Southern Cross aeroplane, inscribed 'Atlantic'

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Austin Byrne collection no. 1
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Commemorative objects
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Austin E. Byrne
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1946
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Metal globe studded with stones marking the flight paths of the Southern Cross aeroplane, inscribed 'Pacific'

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Austin Byrne collection no. 1
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Commemorative objects
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Austin E. Byrne
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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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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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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 "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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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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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 "LOX"

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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Copy of Stradivari's 'Alard' violin, made by Australian mastercraftsman A E Smith in 1954

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EV Llewellyn collection
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Violins
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Arthur E. Smith
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1954
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Single bed sheet

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bedsheets
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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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Bedspreads
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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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Bedspreads
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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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Floor runners
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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 high-backed pine packing case chair

Make-do high-backed pine packing case chair

Lyn Cousins and Chris Tyrell collection
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Chairs
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Burrogate, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ernest Smith
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1926
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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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Snowy Mountains Authority, Cabramurra

Snowy Mountains Authority, Cabramurra

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cabramurra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1950
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Queen Elizabeth Park, Mt Gambier, SA, showing rowan tree planted by Queen Elizabeth II, Feb 1954

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1954
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Queen Elizabeth Park, Mt Gambier, SA, showing rowan tree planted by Queen Elizabeth II, Feb 1954

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1954
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Birko electric jug

Birko electric jug

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Electric jugs
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Silver-coloured dessert spoon made from stainless steel

Silver-coloured dessert spoon made from stainless steel

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Duvan cover - fabric sample

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Textile samplers
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Whitework oval linen table centre in mountmellick work

Whitework oval linen table centre in mountmellick work

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Whitework fine linen tray cloth

Whitework fine linen tray cloth

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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1900
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