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Introducing the new era in air travel Ansett-ANA

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 1
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Advertising posters
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Ansett-ANA
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1957
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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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The New Holden Station Sedans, for the FE Series Holdens

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 1
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Advertising posters
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GM Holden Ltd
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1956
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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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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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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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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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Propert 'Trailaway' touring caravan, a unique example built by the company in 1956 for advertising purposes

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Thomas Propert collection
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Caravans
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Propert Co
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1956
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Morris Model FE Pye outside broadcast van used by ABC-TV Channel 2 ABN

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) collection no. 1
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British Motor Corporation - Morris
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1955
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Jesse Hammond collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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1957
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Shield

Shield

Jesse Hammond collection
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Gascoyne, Western Australia, Australia
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1957
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Shield

Shield

Jesse Hammond collection
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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1957
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Shield

Shield

Jesse Hammond collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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1957
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Hatchet

Hatchet

Jesse Hammond collection
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Central Coast, Western Australia, Australia
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1957
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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor H Davies collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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Deep oval concaved wooden container

Deep oval concaved wooden container

Professor H Davies collection
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1957
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Ground stone hatchet head with a bifacial edge, hafted in a cylindrical wooden handle

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Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Hatchets
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Baskets
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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Pigmented carved wooden bobbin

Pigmented carved wooden bobbin

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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Boomerang

Boomerang

J Forgacs collection
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Macumba station, South Australia, Australia
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1957
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Head ornament

Head ornament

J Forgacs collection
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Head ornaments
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Iwupataka, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

FG Goddard collection
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1957
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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

FG Goddard collection
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Paroo River, Queensland, Australia
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1957
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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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Club

Club

Katherine Stow collection
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Clubs
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Western NSW, New South Wales, Australia
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1957
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Club

Club

Katherine Stow collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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1957
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Shield

Shield

Katherine Stow collection
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Western NSW, New South Wales, Australia
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1957
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Shield

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Katherine Stow collection
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Western NSW, New South Wales, Australia
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1957
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Wooden boat shaped container

Wooden boat shaped container

Katherine Stow collection
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1957
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Club

Club

Katherine Stow collection
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Clubs
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New South Wales, Australia
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1957
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South Australian and Australian cricketer Bill Whitty

South Australian and Australian cricketer Bill Whitty

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographic postcards
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1957
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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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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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Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accessories, trunk, spanner and jack

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Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Concord, New Hampshire, United States of America
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Abbott-Downing Company
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1854
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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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Guthega, Snowy Mountains, 1957

Guthega, Snowy Mountains, 1957

Elizabeth McMurtrie collection
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Photographs
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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1957
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Handwritten note dated

Handwritten note dated "May 15 1957"

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Notes
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W.R. Williams Chemist
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1957
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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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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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