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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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Ink bottle

Ink bottle

Les Robertson collection
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Ink bottles
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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A Cattle Station in Australia

A Cattle Station in Australia

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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Breaking Land for an Orchard

Breaking Land for an Orchard

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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Mustering on a Sheep Station

Mustering on a Sheep Station

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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An Irrigated Apricot Orchard in Australia

An Irrigated Apricot Orchard in Australia

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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Poster titled 'It's the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Harvest-Time in Australia

Harvest-Time in Australia

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Les Robertson collection
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Boxes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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A Teamster's Camp in Australia Carting Wheat to Railway Station

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Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner Pottery Bust collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John P. Fawkner
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1934
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Booklet titled 'Official Rules of Hockey', used by Rose Little

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Rose Hooke collection
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Hartleys Sports Stores
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1915
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Ceramic bust of John Batman

Ceramic bust of John Batman

John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner Pottery Bust collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Batman
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1934
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Handkerchief printed with kewpie dolls around the edges

Handkerchief printed with kewpie dolls around the edges

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Handkerchiefs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Elizabeth Francisco
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1920
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Composing stick

Composing stick

Les Robertson collection
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Printing accessories
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Mitchell River, Bairnsdale, Victoria

Mitchell River, Bairnsdale, Victoria

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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Knitlock corner brickmaking machine designed and used by Walter Burley Griffin

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W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Brickmaking equipment
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Castlecrag, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Walter B. Griffin
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1920
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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Stripping an Average Australian Wheat Crop

Stripping an Average Australian Wheat Crop

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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Bronco Strong Superfine Toilet Tissue

Bronco Strong Superfine Toilet Tissue

Margaret Maclurcan collection
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Toilet paper
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Andrew Jack, Dyson & Co
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1894
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1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Victorian Centenary celebrations

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Reverend John Grosse collection
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Matchbox holders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1834
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Composing stick

Composing stick

Les Robertson collection
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Printing accessories
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles collection
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Motor cars
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Bean Car Company
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1925
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Postcard titled 'Timber Tramway in a Beautiful Setting'

Postcard titled 'Timber Tramway in a Beautiful Setting'

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1920
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Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian...

ER Skipper collection
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Embossing machines
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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P J King, General Engraver Die Sinker
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1901
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Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, mad...

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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Les Robertson collection
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Les Robertson collection
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Violin bridge made and/or used by William Whinfield Dods of Melbourne in early 1900s

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Dods Violin and Viola collection
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Violin accessories
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William W. Dods
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1919
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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Violin mute made and/or used by William Whinfield Dods of Melbourne in early 1900s

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Dods Violin and Viola collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William W. Dods
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1919
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Pencil sharpener made and/or used by William Whinfield Dods of Melbourne in early 1900s

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Dods Violin and Viola collection
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Violin making tools
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William W. Dods
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1919
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Off to School in the Australian Bush

Off to School in the Australian Bush

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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Violin string adjuster made and/or used by William Whinfield Dods of Melbourne in early 1900s

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Dods Violin and Viola collection
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Mr William W. Dods
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Les Robertson collection
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Longcase clock made of Australian Blackwood in the Renaissan...

George Bebbington collection
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Clocks
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Benjamin H. Knapton
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1890
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Violin bridge made and/or used by William Whinfield Dods of Melbourne in early 1900s

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Dods Violin and Viola collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William W. Dods
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1919
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Bottle of varnish made by William Whinfield Dods in Melbourne in the 1920s

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Dods Violin and Viola collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William W. Dods
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1919
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Knitlock brickmaking machine designed and used by Walter Burley Griffin

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W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Brickmaking equipment
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Castlecrag, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Walter B. Griffin
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1920
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Gladstone bag with a leather body and handle

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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Les Robertson collection
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1920
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Wet specimen - Young kangaroo from pouch

Wet specimen - Young kangaroo from pouch

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Sir Colin MacKenzie
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1919
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Vest Pocket Manual of Printing

Les Robertson collection
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Technical manuals
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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The Inland Printer Co
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1920
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Les Robertson collection
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1920
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Violin mute made and/or used by William Whinfield Dods of Melbourne in early 1900s

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Dods Violin and Viola collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William W. Dods
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Les Robertson collection
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1920
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Bottle of varnish made by William Whinfield Dods in Melbourne in the 1920s

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Dods Violin and Viola collection
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Square white cotton table centre cloth made by Una May Roadk...

Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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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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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Les Robertson collection
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Violin music book used by William Whinfield Dods of Melbourne in early 1900s

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Dods Violin and Viola collection
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Books
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Typeface for the letter 'T'

Les Robertson collection
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Les Robertson collection
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Sound post setting violin tool made and/or used by William Whinfield Dods of Melbourne in early 1900s

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Violin shoulder rest used by William Whinfield Dods of Melbourne in early 1900s

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